June 8, 2012
Marjorie L. Norton, 82, a resident of Regina Lane, Lee Park Section of Hanover Township, devoted wife and mother, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, June 8, 2012, at the Inpatient Unit of Hospice Community Care at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Wilkes-Barre, December 31, 1929, a daughter of the late Fred K. and Erminie Kramer Lewis. She was a graduate of the Hanover Township High School, Class of 1947. She also attended Wyoming Seminary Dean School of Business. Marjorie had been employed at the Superintendent's Office for the Hanover Township School District. Marjorie was a devoted member of Christ United Presbyterian Church, Lee Park Avenue, Hanover Township, where she served on the Board of Deacons and had sung in the church choir for many years. She also was a member of the Women's Association at the church. She also was a member of the Firwood Senior Citizens. She has been preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, Thomas E. Norton, and by brothers, Fred and Robert Lewis. Surviving are her daughter, Sandra Trzcinski and Michael Sivilich Jr., Hanover Township; son, Thomas R. Norton, York; along with numerous nieces and nephews; as well as her loving cat, Kitty. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with the Rev. Anne M. Emery, her pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Christ United Presbyterian Church, 105 Lee Park Ave., Hanover Township, PA 18706. Online condolences may be sent by visiting Marjorie's obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com .
Published in Times Leader on June 10, 2012