Norma Grooten

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Service Information
Ray Funeral Service, Inc.
59 Seaman Ave
Castleton on Hudson, NY
Memorial service
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
10:00 AM
Emmanuel Reformed Church
1150 Maple Hill Rd
Castleton, NY
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Grooten, Norma TROY Norma Grooten, formerly of Schodack Landing, 76, passed away peacefully October 4, 2019, after a recent illness. Norma was the daughter of the late Albert and Jane Grooten. Norma was known for her love of anything Wizard of Oz, her birthday, Christmas, music, stickers, magazines, manicures and playing cards. Before retiring, Norma worked at various jobs through The Arc, but her favorite was Riverside Enterprises where she was proud of the work she performed and anxious to return to work on Monday. After retiring, Norma attended Brunswick Center full time. Survivors include brother John (Stephanie) Grooten; and sister Joan (Duke) Harris; as well as nieces, Chrissy (Albert) Pruett, Megan (Kyle) Rhodes and Jessica (Dan Gross) Clemente; and nephew David (Laura) Grooten. Norma is also survived by the many staff and friends at The Arc of Rensselaer County who cared for her and loved her as family for many years. The family wishes to thank everyone involved in her care and support. A memorial tribute to Norma will be held on Saturday October 12, at 10 a.m. in Emmanuel Reformed Church 1150 Maple Hill Rd, Castleton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Arc of Rensselaer County, 79 102nd St., Troy, NY 12180


Published in Albany Times Union from Oct. 10 to Oct. 11, 2019
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