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Marcella “Cella” Mae Norman (nee Schroeder), age 88, native of North Ridgeville and a longtime resident of Elyria, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, February 7, 2022 with her children at her side.


Cella was born on September 25, 1933 in Elyria to the late Conrad L. Schroeder and Alice M. (nee Tyson) Schroeder Ross.  She attended North Ridgeville High School and was a member of the Class of 1952.


Throughout her life Cella was a homemaker who enjoyed raising her children and attending her children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events while they were in school. Cella loved to watch all Cleveland Sports.


Survivors include her 4 children: Diane Haines (Ron Pajestka), Kay Norman, Terry Norman, Scott Norman (Sue), 14 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, brother Dale Schroeder, sister Margery Poyle, and nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her husband Lee Norman (1985), son Robert Norman (2020), sister Lucille Tomski, brothers; George, Alan, Glen, Donald, Alvin, and Warren Schroeder.


There will be a private family interment in Fields Cemetery, North Ridgeville.


Memorials in Cella’s name made be made to the Andras Crematory & Funeral Home, 3900 Broadway Avenue, Lorain, OH  44052.

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