NILES, Ohio – Norma Rose Scarnecchia, 86, of Niles passed away Thursday, August 30, 2017, at St. Joseph Medical Center, where she was surrounded by her loving family.
Norma was born in Cliffside Park, New Jersey on July 4, 1931, the daughter of Dominick and Angiolina Piccioni Creolino.
She moved to Niles, Ohio when she married her husband, John B. Scarnecchia, Jr. on June 7, 1952.
She worked at Metropolitan Life. She retired after ten years to become a homemaker and raise her children.
Norma loved spending time with her family and friends. She was passionate about attending all of her children’s and grandchildren’s activities throughout the years. She loved to cook and enjoyed singing. She also enjoyed bus trips to various casinos with her friends.
She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Niles, Ohio, where she was a member of the women’s guild and shared her passion for cooking by volunteering at the church’s pizza sales and annual festival.
Norma is survived by her husband of 65 years, John B. Scarnecchia, Jr.; two daughters, Joanne (Ronald) Kennehan of Berlin Center, Ohio and Lori (Michael) Proper of Niles, Ohio; four grandchildren, Heather Kennehan of Dayton, Ohio, Eric Kennehan of Berlin Center, Ohio, Colleen Kennehan of Port Wentworth, Georgia and Joseph Proper of Niles, Ohio; a sister, Antonette (Albin) Webb of Palm Coast, Florida and several nieces and nephews that she held dear to her heart.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Dante Creolino.
In honor of Norma’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.
Monetary contributions can be made to the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Family Center Building Fund in Norma’s name.
Arrangements are being handled by the Holloway-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 611 Robbins Ave., Niles, Ohio. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.hollowaywilliamsfuneralhome.com.
A television tribute will air Monday, September 4 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.