Mildred I. Norman, 94, of Dallas passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas.
Born in Asbury, she was the daughter of the late William Wallace and Willa Mainning Hess and attended the Forks and Bendertown schools.
Mildred was a partner with her husband in the Norman Economy Store of Jonestown and a partner of the traveling carnival business they owned and operated for many years. Before retiring in 1969, she was owner and manager of Towel Town in Bloomsburg.
Mildred was a member of Orangeville Civic Club, past president of the Orangeville Homemaker's Club, started a Women's Auxiliary for the Orangeville Fireman's Company and co-chaired with her husband for the Orangeville firemen's annual carnival. In her retirement she was involved with all types of crafts that showed her many talents.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Norman, in 2005; daughter, Joan Wilson, in 2004; sisters, Elizabeth, Geneva, Ethel, Fanny, Lois and Helen; and brothers, Joseph, Edsel, Richard and Benjamin.
Surviving are her daughters, Katherine (Kate) Dickson and her husband, Donald, Dallas; and Patricia Norman-Dorshimer and her husband, John, Mahwah, N.J.; loving grandchildren, James McWilliams, Debra Zimmerman and Donald Dickson Jr.; five great-grandchildren, Shawna Laughlin and Michael McWilliams, Laura and Krista Zimmerman and Emma Dickson; numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday from Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with the Rev. Dr. William Lewis officiating.
Interment will be in Mount Greenwood Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Meadows Nursing Center, 4 W. Center Hill Road, Dallas, PA 18612.