Norma Guenveur Hamilton, of Syracuse, died on May 13, 2019. She was born in Charleston, South Carolina. Her parents were Joseph Paul and Mae Montgomery Guenveur. She had retired as a public health nurse for the NYS Department of Social Services, but remained a nurse all her life. Norma is a beloved daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who took care of her parents, siblings, and grandchildren. Norma was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church, a member of the Choir and Altar & Rosary Society, and served as a lunch room monitor in Blessed Sacrament School.
She is pre-deceased by her husband Dr. Charles Howard Hamilton; sister Virginia “Ginnie” Guenveur and brothers: Raymond, Joseph Paul, and Leslie Guenveur.
Survived by her daughters: Paula Mae McKean (Michael), Agnes H. Magnarelli (Pat), Charleen Hamilton Gately (Timothy); sister Dorothy G. Wells; 8 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; nephew Dr. Thomas J. Wells; and many friends who loved her.
A funeral mass will be held Friday at 10am in Blessed Sacrament Church with burial to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends are welcome to greet the family from 9:00 to 9:45 before the funeral at the Goddard-Crandall-Shepardson Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Blessed Sacrament School.