Norma J. Wilcox, 79, of LeRoy, PA passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by loved ones on Thursday morning, August 10, 2017.
Norma Jean was born November 13, 1937 in Boone, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Dale and Pauline (Davis) Greene. She was a 1956 graduate of Canton High School. On August 17, 1956, she married Lloyd D. Wilcox in the East Canton United Methodist Church Parsonage. Norma will be lovingly remembered as the type of person who thought of others first. She possessed a strong work ethic all her life. In early years, Norma worked at Canton’s Swayze Folding Box Company and later retired from Canford Manufacturing. Throughout her employment she also helped with the family business of Wilcox Lumber and Trucking Co. Norma especially loved times shared with her children and grandchildren, cooking, baking, gardening and taking trips to North Carolina for family reunions. She also cared about the welfare of animals and enjoyed caring for her cats and dogs.
In addition to Lloyd, her husband of nearly 61 years, surviving are her children; Tim (Martha) Wilcox of Morris Run and Tammy (Keith) McCauley of Montrose, a daughter in law, Missy Wilcox of LeRoy, eight grandchildren; Heidi, Jason (Chasidy) and Dustin Wilcox, Corey (Fiancée Arlena), Tyler and Casey McCauley, Derek (Morgan) and Dylan Wilcox, nine great grandchildren; Kristen, Jessie, Alex, Chantel, Jasmine, Autumn, Sophia, Harper and Gavin, three great great grandchildren; Ayden, Emma and Bryson, two siblings; Randy Greene of Mocksville, NC and Sharon Harback of Owego, NY, special sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; Donna (Gary) Ayres of Granville Summit, Kay Wilcox, Stuart (Tanya) Wilcox all of Troy and Judy Wilcox of Canton many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her son, Thomas Dale Wilcox and a brother-in-law, Fred M. Wilcox.
The family will receive friends 12 – 2 P.M. Monday, Aug. 14, at Pepper Funeral Home, 578 Springbrook Dr. Canton. Rev. Ron Bly will officiate the funeral service at 2 P.M.
followed by burial in East Canton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, consider a memorial in Norma’s name to the LeRoy Community Association, c/o 10006 RT. 414 Canton, PA 17724
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