DALLAS — Mildred I. Norman, 94, of Dallas, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas.
Born in Asbury, Pennsylvania, she was a 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 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 Firemen'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, Helen; brothers, Joseph, Edsel, Richard and Benjamin.
Surviving are daughters, Katherine "Kate" Dickson and her husband, Donald, Dallas; Patricia Norman-Dorshimer and her husband, John, Mahwah, New Jersey; loving grandchildren, James McWilliams, Debra Zimmerman, Donald Dickson Jr.; five great-grandchildren, Shawna Laughlin and Michael McWilliams, Laura and Krista Zimmerman and Emma Dickson; numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday from The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with the Rev. Dr. William Lewis officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Greenwood Cemetery. Friends may call 10 a.m. to service Saturday
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Meadows Nursing Center, 4 W. Center Hill Road, Dallas, PA 18612.