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Norma J. Schuyler

Obituary for Norma J. Schuyler

January 3, 1937 - February 12, 2020
Lewes, Delaware | Age 83


Norma J. (Laws) Schuyler of Lewes, DE, age 83, joined her husband, Pete Schuyler, in eternal rest on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Norma was born on January 3, 1937, in Glasgow, DE, to the late Julian Laws and Flora (Rickards) Laws.

Norma, better known as Snooks, was a Newark High School 1954 graduate and attended monthly lunches with the Newark High Alumni Southern Lunch Bunch. She worked for Kraft General Foods for 35 years before her retirement. Norma was very active in the community: a past president of Christiana Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary, past assistant secretary of LADVFA, a board member of the local AARP chapter, active in Conley's UMC, active in her Community Association and the local amputee support group. She discovered a joy of cruising in 2015 and would go as often as she could. Norma frequently went out to dinner with family and friends. She was a huge fan of the Washington Nationals baseball team since 2005. She was an avid reader, enjoyed playing games on her IPAD and could keep herself entertained for hours.

Norma is survived by her daughters: Valarie J. Jones and her husband, Michael, and Julie Ann Rentz and her husband, Bob; grandchildren: Michael John Jones II and his wife, Deanna, and Heather Ann Panichelli and her husband Christopher; great grandchildren: Codie Pyle, Scott Panichelli, and Charli Jane Panichelli. In addition to her parents, Norma is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Peter J. Schuyler; brother, Edward J. Laws; brother, James C. Laws; brother, Raymond C. Laws; and sister, Louise Laws Press.

A celebration of Norma's life will be held on Friday, February 21, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home 122 W. Main Street, Newark, DE, 19711, where family and friends may begin visiting at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be held after services at St. Georges Cemetery.

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