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Norma Metrolis Melbourne Beach Norma Metrolis, 84, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at her home in Mel bourne Beach, FL. Born in Kittery, Maine, Norma moved to Florida in 1939. She will be dearly missed by her many friends. Norma is survived by her brother, George Metrolis of Collinsville, MS, and her sister, Phyliss Pettyjohn of Stillwater, OK. Norma worked for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture for 30 years as a fruit / vege table inspector. She played professional baseball at the catcher position for five years, and is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY. After retirement Norma became an avid golfer and is credited with six holes in one. In lieu of flowers, dona tions may be made to the Rebels Spring Games (a softball player scholarship fund for college women), c/o Marge Ricker, 972 Woodson Hammer Drive, Winter Garden, FL 34787. A celebration of Normas life will be held at a later date.

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Feb. 3, 2010
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