Norma Nendza

Calling Hours

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, June 1, 2023
Goddard-Crandall-Shepardson Funeral Home
3111 James Street
Syracuse, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

10:30 am
Friday, June 2, 2023
Blessed Sacrament Church
3127 James Street
Syracuse, New York, United States


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Norma A. Nendza, 83, of Syracuse, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, May 25, 2023.  She retired as a senior stenographer with Upstate. Prior to her employment she was a stay-at-home mom. She loved children, music, the Adirondack Mountains, and going to the casinos.
She is pre-deceased by her parents: Alvin and Catherine Eiffe Christian; sisters: Margaret Scallion, Donna Christian; brother Michael Christian and niece Susan Scallion.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years Richard A. Nendza; daughters: Karen (John) Stanley of Norwood, MA, Christine (Don Verrette) Nendza of North Bay, NY, Mary Beth (Leo) Cortes of Arnold, MD, Monica Nendza of Watertown, MA; son Richard (Kristen) Nendza of Medfield, MA; grandchildren: Sarah, John & Ryan Stanley, Audrey & Everett Cortes, Charlotte & Caroline Nendza; and several nieces and nephews.  
Calling hours will be held Thursday, June 1 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm in the Goddard-Crandall-Shepardson Funeral Home.  A funeral mass will be held on Friday, June 2 at 10:30 am in Blessed Sacrament Church where Norma was a lifetime communicant. Burial will be at a later date. 
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in Norma's name to the Blessed Sacrament Outreach Program, 3127 James Street, Syracuse 13206, or to Hospice of Central New York (
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