Marguerite T. (Ohnmeiss) Norris, 91 of 424 Glenwood Ave., Williamsport, passed away Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at the Williamsport Home.
Born Dec. 13, 1926, in the Newberry section of Williamsport, she was the daughter of Robert and Margaret (Murnane) Ohnmeiss.
She graduated from the Williamsport High School, class of 1946. She is retired from the Williamsport Nursing Home as a nurse's aide. She also worked as a personal caregiver for several families in the Williamsport area.
Marguerite was a founding member and ardent volunteer for St. Joseph the Worker Parish bingo, which celebrates its 40th year this April.
In 1952, she married James G. Norris Sr., of Williamsport. Together they celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary on December 27th.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by six sons and three daughters: Anastasia Toner, of Loyalsock, James Jr. (Linda), of Randolph, New Jersey, Christopher (Sueanne), of Williamsport, Donald (Lori), of Shreveport, La., Cornelius (Kendra), of Scottsdale, Ariz., Margaret (Kirk) Osborne, of Rockford, Ill., Daniel (Beth), of Duncansville, Pa., Michael (Flor), of Wake Forest, N.C., and Judith (Jonathan) Helms, of Charlotte, N.C. There are 20 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Also surviving is a sister, Lucille (Richard) Hudson, of Virginia Beach, Va.
She was preceded in death by a son, Brian; her parents; six brothers, Donald, John, Cornelius, Robert, Paul and Joseph; and three sisters, Claire, Anastasia and Mary Ellen.
Relatives and friends are invited to call Sanders Funeral Home, 821 Diamond St., on Friday, March 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. A rosary will be recited at 4:30 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 700 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 3. Her Pastor, Rev. Brian VanFossen, will officiate the service.
Burial will follow at the Mount Carmel Cemetery.
The family will provide the flowers in her memory.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148, www.stjude.org or 1-800-822-6344.