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Norma J (Woodcock) Crandall

Born: Tue., Aug. 2, 1938
Died: Sat., May 27, 2017


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Jun. 02, 2017
Location: LaRobardiere
Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Sat., Jun. 03, 2017
Location: LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc.

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Norma J. Woodcock Crandall, 78, of Fish Creek Landing, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017, in the house she was born in surrounded by her four loving daughters.

Norma was born on August 2, 1938, in Fish Creek Landing, the daughter of George E. and Emma P. Ripka Woodcock.  A lifelong resident of the Landing, she was a graduate of Camden Central Schools, Class of 1956, where she was a cheerleader and member of the Moonhowlers.

On February 20, 1959, Norma was united in marriage to Arloe Crandall in the Camden United Methodist Church.  A blessed union of fifty-seven years until his passing on May 15, 2016.

Norma worked at Griffiss Air Force Base, babysat for scads of children, and also worked at the Canal View Café.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She also enjoyed watching Syracuse Basketball games with her beloved Arloe.

Surviving are her four daughters, Cheryl (Kevin) Whalen, of Oneida, Nanette (Everett) Tobiasson, of West Turin, Rebecca (Stanley) Grose, of Ilion and Amy (Andrew) Lippert, of Carlisle, PA; 10 grandchildren, Ryan (Stephanie) Wickham and Ryan’s father Steven Wickham, Patrick (Kate) Tobiasson, Richard and Emma Tobiasson, Victoria and Jacquelyn Hendrix, Anna, Grace, Nathaniel and Catherine Lippert; 10 great grandchildren, Gabrielle, Peyton, Natalia, Jasper, Sawyer, Christen, Caleb, Mattie, Myiah and Fiona; a brother, James P. (Rose) Roney, of North Bay; a sister-in-law, Dorothy (Neil) Wood, of Bernard’s Bay; two “adopted” daughters, Debbie Seeber, and Kathy Smyth; and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband, Arloe, and her parents, George and Emma, Norma was predeceased by a grandson, Christopher Wickham; a sister, Doris (Joseph) Pounds; and a brother, Leon Allen Woodcock.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 1:00 P.M. at the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., 109 Main St., Camden.  Interment will take place in McConnellsville Cemetery.  Family and friends are invited and may call on Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made in Norma’s memory to the Hospice and Palliative Care of Oneida, Herkimer, and E. Madison Counties, 4277 Middle Settlement Rd., New Hartford, New York, 13413.

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Marilyn and George Stoughton
   Posted Tue May 30, 2017
To the Crandall children: We extend our sincere sympathy to you. Your Mom was indeed a wonderful lady that we knew through the diabetes support group with your father. She was such a good and loving caregiver. A friend that we were fortunate to get to know. Rest in peace with your beloved Arlo.

Veronica Janovsky
   Posted Fri June 02, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts are with you all at this time.

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