Published DateLACONIA – Norma J. Taylor, 81, of 557 Shore Drive, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Lakes Region general Hospital after a long battle with Alzheimer's.
She was born in Laconia, the daughter of Ralph V. and Gladys V. Amsden.
Norma attended Florida State University and worked for nearly 40 years in the nursing field, most recently for Cleveland Medical Clinic in Tampa, Florida where she retired.
She loved to dance, go antiquing and spend time with her family.
Norma had fond memories of her childhood growing up at the Greystone Inn on Lake Winnipesaukee. She was known as a warm and loving person. She enjoyed her pets and was an avid animal lover.
She is survived by her two daughters; Kathleen Cherok and her husband Michael of Laconia and Barbara Taylor of Ft. Pierce, Florida, two grandchildren; Ashton and Joshua Cherok, both of Laconia, one brother, Ralph Amsden of Stratham and one sister, June Kelly of South Berry, Conn. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Carlton J. Taylor in 1994 and one sister, Barbara
Calling hours will be held from 10AM to 12 Noon on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. Funeral services will follow at noon at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the family plot at Bayside
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 5 Bedford Farms Dr. Suite 210, Bedford, NH 03110.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements.
For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.