Norma M. Shelly SchenectadyNorma M. Shelly, 77, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at Ellis Hospital. Norma was born on July 24, 1935 in Albany and was the daughter of the late Brunhilde A. (Schaefer) Fitzgibbons and Clarence A. Stoss. She owned and operated Studio of Bridge and Games in Schenectady which specialized in bridge, chess and fantasy games, for the past 38 years. Norma always wanted to provide a stimulating social environment that was open to anyone who was willing to try. She liked to bring people together with common interest. She was loving, caring and willing to help anyone. She was an animal lover, especially dogs, and she was on the committee for the Central Park Dog Park in Schenectady. Norma's hobbies included gardening, fine foods, Proctors, reading and traveling. Family was most important to her. Norma is survived by her loving sons, Charles H. Miller III and Steven Miller; her cherished grandchildren, Justin, Sara and Kacey Miller and Renee Santoro and eight cherished great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, William G. Shelly. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at New Comer Cannon Funeral Home, 343 New Karner Road, Colonie. Calling hours will precede the service from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Schenectady County's Animal Protective Foundation, 53 Maple Ave., Scotia, NY 12302 in memory of Norma M. Shelly. To leave a special message for the family online, visit: www.NewcomerAlbany.com
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New Comer Cannon Funeral Home
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Albany, NY 12205
Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Sept. 12, 2012