Norma J. Russell, age 79, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, December 22, 2017 .
She was born November 2, 1938 in McKeesport, daughter of the late Edward and Mrytle Markland Surgeon. Prior to her retirement, Norma was a waitress for Kings Restaurant, North Versailles, PA and enjoyed bowling, bingo and visiting casinos. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Russell in 2005; She is survived by her son, James Russell and his wife, Melanie; daughter, Jennifer Zuzo and her husband, James; brother, Samuel Surgeon and his wife, Ramona; grandchildren, Danielle, James, Jayme and Jonna; nieces, Mandi (Bruce) and Krysten (Forrest), Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at noon in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. www.shirelyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published December 22, 2017.