Norma E. Anthony

May 06, 1920 ‒ November 12, 2004

Lexington, Ohio

LEXINGTON: Norma Elizabeth Anthony, 84, of Maple Street, Lexington, died Friday morning November 12, 2004 in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital following a short illness.

Now at home with her Lord and Savior, she was born May 6, 1920 in Albright, West Virginia to Franklin S. and Dessie (Chidester) Englehart, and was graduated from Kingwood High School in 1939.

Norma moved to the Mansfield area in 1951 from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and worked with the YWCA. She retired in 1980 from Lexington Local Schools, where she worked 16 years in the cafeterias.

A member of First United Methodist Church, Mansfield, she was a member of United Methodist Women, Esther Circle, Sarah Circle, Epworth Guild, TYTQ Club and Priscillian Club.

Norma was a member of Ruth Chapter #17, O.E.S., Mansfield Liederkranz, and the Copus Hill Chapter of the Penn Ohio Model “A” Club.

Norma was blessed with a positive and upbeat personality, and leaves a legacy of caring thoughtfulness ~ always giving and doing for others.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Vicki L. and Scott Baer of Mansfield; two sons and a daughter-in-law William S. and Kay Anthony of Prince George, Virginia and Thomas L. Anthony of Sacramento, California; two grandchildren Raymond L. and Jenny Ernest of Mansfield and Jenny and Chris Zschokke of Cincinnati; three step grandchildren Matt Baer, Melissa Baer and Megan Baer all of Mansfield; six great grandchildren Starr and Gage Ernest, Cayla Webster, Jade Hager, Torii and Tanner Zschokke; a step great granddaughter Olivia Remy; and a brother Franklin Englehart of Clinton, Michigan; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband William Jack Anthony on September 8, 1996; two sisters Brenice Manear and Audrey Englehart; and two brothers Darrel and Ralph Englehart.

The family will receive friends Monday, November 15, 2004 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Tuesday at 1 pm. The Rev. Charles Tobias will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions to First United Methodist Church may be made at the funeral home.