NORMA J. MUCCI December 9, 1929 - January 20, 2014 Norma J. Mucci, 84, of Oro Grande, California, passed away at home on January 20, 2014, after a long illness. Norma was loved by all who knew her and she will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Norma was born December 9, 1929, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Robert and Clairese Adams. The family relocated to Los Angeles, California when Norma was a baby. Norma graduated in 1947 from Garfield High School in East Los Angeles. After graduating, Norma worked for Western Electric Company. Norma grew up next door to, and married her husband, Richard after his military service. In 1957, the family moved to Hesperia, California. In 1986, Richard and Norma moved to Oro Grande, California. She was a member of Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Adelanto, California. She was also a member of The Italian Catholic Federation in Apple Valley, California. Norma was preceded in death by her husband, Richard V. Mucci and her daughter, Christine Strickland. She is survived by 4 children, Julie George, of Apple Valley, California, Randy Mucci, of Oro Grande, California, Karen Gonzalez and her husband Ruben, of Oro Grande, California, Val Mucci, of Victorville, California and son-in-law (Christine's husband), Randy Strickland, of Oro Grande, California; 9 grandchildren and 17 great grand- children, Raymond Strickland, of Las Vegas, Nevada, Kelly Tharp, her husband Dan and their child Hayley of Hesperia, California, Heather Smith Allaway, her husband Kamell and their children, Sadie, Amber, Ally, Bradly and Hayden of Hesperia, California, Eric Smith, his wife Letia and their children, Alyssa, Jeffrey, Athena, Triston, Ashton and Brody of Cold Spring, Texas, Nicholas Mucci of Victorville, California, Nicole Mucci of Victorville, California, Isaiah Gonzalez of Oro Grande, California, Shannon Thornton, her husband Jay and their children, Tyler and Brandon of Nampa, Idaho, Shaun Gonzalez, his wife LaToya and their children, Mikey, Gavin, Gabriel and Leilani of Phoenix, Arizona; 2 sisters-in-law, Loretta Hendrickson, of Baldy Mesa, California and Lorraine Lloyd of Hesperia, California and numerous nieces and a nephew. A Funeral Mass will be held January 27, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., at Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 17900 Jonathon Street, Adelanto, California. A graveside service will be held immediately after the Funeral Mass at Victor Valley Memorial Park, 15609 11th Street, Victorville, California. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Adelanto, California.