Norma Jean Hay, 88, of Greensburg, passed away on Saturday June 8, 2019.
She was born on February 7, 1931 in West Newton, the daughter of the late William and Annette (Cochenour) Harvey.
Norma is survived by her daughter Cathy Bustamante (Robert) of Greensburg; son Gary Hay (Donna) of Ligonier; her grandchildren Bryan Bustamante (Mia) of Tampa, FL, Joni Patras (Matt) of Doylestown and Melissa Chase of Downingtown; her great grandchildren Ella, Evan, Jackson, and Ryan. Norma is also survived by her sister Patricia Falconer of Orange Park, FL.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Walter Hay Jr; son William Hay; sister Lillian Milliron; brother Albert Harvey and a great grandchild, Alessia Rose Bustamante.
Norma was a loving mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother who adored her family and showed this in many ways. Norma loved to prepare and host Sunday dinners with family, with her specialty being pot roast and mashed potatoes.
She prepared for weeks in advance of the Christmas holidays and presents were plentiful for her closest family members and grandchildren! She also had a passion for golf and was a member of the Robertshaw Acres Ladies Golf League, and Valley Green Women’s Golf League. She and Walter had many close friends that frequently travelled together on family vacations to Myrtle Beach and other areas. Monthly Card Club was always a favorite night amongst their closest friends and family. Her independence and spunk were traits that she carried throughout her entire life. Norma was of Lutheran faith. She is now at peace. Family extends a special thank you to all caregivers who were loving and understanding of this illness, especially Liz, Redstone @ Home Hospice, and a multitude of other caregivers. Family and friends will be received at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 28 with services starting at 11:00 a.m. at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Youngwood, PA where Norma and her family were parishioners for many years. A celebration of her life will be held directly after services. Memorial contributions can be made in her name to The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement at https://thewomensalzheimersmovement.org
Arrangements by the C. Richard McCauley Funeral Home 101 S 4th St. Youngwood, Pa. 15697
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