CORE, Norma Jean

CORE, Norma Jean, 92, of Shadyside, OH, died Thursday, September 26, 2013, at the Shadyside Care Center.

She was born March 30, 1921 in Sistersville, WV, a daughter of the late Ross and Geraldine Richards Collins.

Norma Jean was a homemaker and a member of the First Christian Church of Shadyside.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Core, Sr., her son, Howard Core Jr., a grandson, Rob Core, a brother, Paul Kifer and a sister, Joann Kifer.

Surviving is a son, Tom Core of Shadyside; two daughters, Deborah Core of Richmond, KY, and Carol (Kevin) Stryker of Wheeling, WV; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a great-great-granddaughter; her cousin, Evelyn Lady and special friends, the Mellott family.

Friends will be received Sunday from noon until time of service at 2 p.m. at the First Christian Church of Shadyside with Pastor Eric White officiating.

Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire, OH at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, Shadyside.

The family wishes to express its deep appreciation to the caregivers at Valley Hospice and Shadyside Care Center.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to First Christian Church of Shadyside or Valley Hospice.

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