Norma Jean Schupbach

February 15, 1927 ‒ December 31, 2018

Fredericktown, Ohio

Norma Jean (Burrell) Schupbach, age 91, of Fredericktown, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on December 31, 2018 at the Knox Community Hospital.  Norma had resided for the last four years at Morrow Manor Nursing Home in Chesterville, Ohio.  She was born on February 15, 1927 in Dundee, Ohio to the late Worthy R. and Oda (Jones) Burrell.

Norma married Harold H. “Tony” Schupbach on February 18, 1947 and they were the parents of one son, Michael A. (Cynthia) Schupbach of Fredericktown.  She survived by her son; 5 granddaughters, Stephanie (Steve) Rickly of Shelbyville, Indiana, Jennifer Schupbach of Portland, Oregon, Amy (Steve) Hlad of Cambridge, Ohio, Heather Gilmore  (Tony) Nicol of Galena, Ohio, Michelle Gilmore (Brian) Thompson of Fredericktown, Ohio; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

Besides her parents, Norma is preceded in death by her husband, Harold H. “Tony” Schupbach; a brother, Charles Burrell; a sister, Mabel Hostetler Gerber.

Norma was an active volunteer for over 40 years at various hospitals including Knox Community, Orrville Dunlap and Massillon Community Hospital.  She was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary for many years.   Norma was a long time member of the Methodist Church in Dundee and Dalton, Ohio, and more recently a member of Overcomers Christian Church in Mount Vernon, Ohio.

A celebration of life day will be held Sunday, January 27, 2019 at the Overcomers Christian Church, 998 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio with Pastor Troy Dugan officiating.  A special church service will be held at 10:30 am followed by a lunch for friends and family.  At 2:00 pm we will have a memorial service.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church.

The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Norma Jean (Burrell) Schupbach.

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  • Blessings on your family as you celebrate Norma’s life. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful woman. I remember her kind words of encouragement while awaiting my mother’s recovery from surgery. May the Lord bless your family with peace during this difficult time.

  • Praying that out of the abundance of heaven you may all experience the amazing peace and comfort of the Holy Spirit. Isaiah 26:3

  • Mike, Cindy and family – We are so sorry for your loss. Norma lived a long and wonderful life. She is now with Jesus. May God Bless her and you as your mourn her passing.

  • I will always remember Norma as one with a sweet spirit and kind heart. A ready smile for everyone. Mike and Cindy I speak the peace and comfort of our Heavenly Father be with you and your family as walk through this time together.

  • Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother Mike. Keeping you in our prayers.

    Sam and Shelly Gilardi

  • Mike, Cindy and family- I am so sorry for the lose of your loved one. I will always remember Norma being the women who always had a smile on her face even when she wasn’t feeling the greatest. It was a blessing being able to not only know but care for this women and she will be missed dearly.
    Love, Kaylie

  • Sorry for your loss of your Mom!
    Lots of fond memories of my Aunt Norma…especially our last meeting in June 2017…so nice to see her smile and hear her laughter!!!
    May God grace you with peace in your heart, and great memories in the fore-front of your mind.
    Love, Luana (Burrell) Griffin

  • Mike,

    We are sorry for the loss of your loved one. Our heart goes out to you at this difficult time. Just know you are in our thoughts and prayers for peace and comfort in the days ahead.