Norma Jean Barbour QUAY


News Death Notice

QUAY, Norma Jean Barbour 88, of Oxford, OH, passed away peacefully Tuesday November 5, 2013, in The Knolls of Oxford. She was born May 3, 1925, in Washington, PA, a daughter of the late Richard Montgomery Barbour and Bertha Mary Chapman Barbour. Norma was the last surviving member of her immediate family. On July 2, 1949 she married Henry Quay, who preceded her in death August 8, 1995. She lived all of her married life in Washington, PA. Norma moved to Oxford, OH in 2001 to be near her step-son and family after the death of her husband. She was preceded in death by seven brothers: James, Harry, Richard, Howard, Franklin, Edward and Carl Barbour and a sister, Bertha Barbour Atkinson. Surviving is a step-son Richard Henry (Rebecca) Quay, three grandchildren, Maria Elizabeth (Steve) Brossart of Mason, William Henry Quay (Sarah Chernitsky) of Oxford, and Daniel Robert (Marie) Quay of Cincinnati and seven great-grandchildren: Sarah, Christopher, Jacob, Patrick, Anthony, Grace and Monica. Norma graduated from Trinity High School, Washington, PA in 1943. During World War II she was a telephone operator for Bell Telephone of Pennsylvania. Norma loved animals, especially cats and was a big NASCAR fan. Her favorite food was by far anything chocolate. Her ashes will be interned next to her husband in the Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery in Washington, PA. Memorials may be made in Norma's name to Knolls of Oxford, c/o Memory Unit, 6727 Contreras Road, Oxford, OH 45056. Condolences may be sent online to www.oglepaulyoungfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Smith & Ogle
5086 College Oxford, OH 45056
513-523-4411

Published in Journal-News from Nov. 11 to Nov. 15, 2013