Norma G. Kehrli

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Norma G. Kehrli, 92, of the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, and formerly of Tunkhannock, died Monday. She was the widow of the late Edwin H. Kehrli, former superintendent of the Wyoming County schools, who died in 1973.

Born in Factoryville, she was the daughter of the late Harry W. and Martha Morgan Gregory. She was a graduate of Mansfield University and attended Marywood College in Scranton. Norma was a former school teacher for the Lackawanna Trail School District in Dalton. She was a member of the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church, where she was a former choir leader and director of the chancel choir for 17 years, and during her years at the Masonic Village, she was the chancel choir director at the John S. Sell Memorial Chapel. She was a member of the O.E.S Chapter 407 of Elizabethtown and the Tunkhannock Women's Club, where she was instrumental in starting the annual Tunkhannock Public Library shows.

She is survived by a sister-in-law, Claire B. Gregory; several nieces, Christine Bernes, Doreen Corry, Nancy Kettell, Sharon Parli and Susan Decker; a nephew, Harry E. Gregory II; many great-nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Harry E. Gregory.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may sent to the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 447, Tunkhannock PA 18657; or Tunkhannock Public Library, 220 West Tioga St., Tunkhannock, PA 18657; or to the Masonic Village, Office of Gift Planning, 1 Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown PA 17022.

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Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 21, 2012
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