Joan Elizabeth Ann Schwartz Norman

Ronceverte-Joan Elizabeth Ann Schwartz Norman, 75, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at VCU Medical Center in Richmond, VA.

Born Mar. 27, 1945, at White Marsh, MD, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Veronica Agnes Marinchock Schwartz.

Joan worked for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Labs Administration as a Professional Public Health Scientist until her retirement. She cared deeply for others and volunteered in various ways for several food pantries and the great pleasure in recent years were the many hours of volunteer work she put in at the library at Greenbrier East Middle School. She was anxiously waiting for the day volunteers were once again allowed in the schools.

She always stayed in touch and involved in spite of distances involved. She was very close to her family. She never forgot a birthday and took great care to select fun and funny cards to everyone’s delight.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert John Schwartz.

She is survived by her husband of over 43 years, Edwin Linn Norman; sister, Marilyn Jean Schwartz Boschert (Peggy) of Odessa, TX; although she had no children of her own, she was very close to her nieces and nephews, Linda Langley and husband David of Meriden, CT, Donna Corich and husband Al of Buda, TX, Matt Boschert and wife Liz of Meriden, CT, Phil Boschert of Broomfield, CO; grand-nieces and nephews, Melissa, Rebecca and Jessica Langley, Andrea Maldonaldo, Nicole Waldman, Jacob Boschert, Madeline Boschert; and great-nephews, Jackson and Dylan Maldonaldo.

Per Joan’s wishes, her body will be cremated and no services will be held.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of arrangements.

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