Norma passed away peacefully on January 15, 2020 surrounded by family. She was predeceased by husband Robert L. Marketell; parents Laura and Amedeo Adams; sister Marilyn Adams and brother Philip Adams. She is survived by children Robert (Shelly) Marketell and Lauren (Brian) Kolb; grandchildren Samantha (Chris) Eiserman and Ryan Marketell; brother Richard (Marlene) Adams; sisters Sandra Adams, Shirley Ann Miller, Linda Cranston, Karen Adams, Elaine Esgro; sister-in-law Lorraine Marketell; niece Julie Adams; nephews Charles Miller, Jeffrey Miller, Philip Adams and Richard Cranston; many cousins and friends.
Norma Jean attended Corpus Christi Elementary School and St. Joseph Commercial High School; worked for Rochester Telephone and The Enchanted World of Dolls and Gifts. Norma Jean loved God, her family and her beloved "friends on the ridge." She will always be missed, loved and remembered.
Per Norma Jean's request, there will be no calling hours or formal service.
Kindly consider donating to Roberts Wesleyan College, Office of Advancement, 2301 Westside Drive, Rochester, NY 14624 (or online at roberts.edu/give/make-a-gift) in Norma's memory. Your donation will allow Roberts to offer scholarship assistance to incoming students and support lab equipment costs, athletic programs, Christian outreach experience, library resources and more.
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