LYONS - Irene H. (Mama) Norris, 83, of Clyde Rd., died Thursday (October 24, 2013) at Newark Wayne Hospital. Friends may call Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Boeheim-Pusateri Funeral Home, 77 William St., Lyons, where services will be held Monday at 8 p.m. Memorials can be made to Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 North Ontario St., Sodus Point N.Y. 14555.
Irene was born in Cape Vincent, N.Y., December 19,1929, daughter of Edwin and Lynnie Alexander Ward. She had worked at Parker-Hannifin Co, Depew Ave. plant over 30 years and in her earlier years she had worked for Hickox Mfgr of Lyons. She was a member of the VFW ladies Auxiliary of Lyons. She like to visit the American Legion and VFW to visit with her many friends.
Survived by her children Donald Ward of Hornell, Ann (Raymond) Vankouwenberg of Osprey, Fla., George (Teri) Mason of Jacksonville, Fla., Richard (Jill) Norris of Lyons, MaryLou Turazzo of Lyons; ten grandchildren, Christopher, Krystin, Joseph, Aimee, Amber, Katie, Jennifer, Jessica, Scott, Andrew; two great-grandchildren.
Predeceased by her husband Richard in 2002; daughter Sandra in 2007; granddaughter Sara Ward.