Funeral services for Norma R. Burley, age 83, of Ogdensburg, will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Frary Funeral Home at 1:00PM with Rev. Walter Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Spring in Marion, NY. Norma passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.
She is survived by her husband, Milton, of Ogdensburg; two sons, James, of Plessis, NY and Peter of Ogdensburg; two daughters, Patricia Klein and her husband, Russell, of Ontario, NY and Cathleen Burley of Canandaigua; a daughter-in-law, Elaine, of Ogdensburg; one brother, David, of California; a sister, Carol Bott, of Seattle; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Thomas and three brothers, Donald, Gordon and Paul.
Norma was born in Rochester on July 30, 1930, the daughter of Fredrick and Edna Heart Roberts. She graduated from Webster High school. She married Milton Burley on June 17, 1950 at the home of her parents. Norma worked for Corenco Fertilizer Company in Webster and then once she arrived in Ogdensburg she worked for St. Lawrence Insurance. Her and her husband owned a dairy farm for many years.
Norma was a life member of the Good Sams Club.
She and her husband enjoyed camping for many years.
Online condolences may be made at www.fraryfuneralhome.com