Niagara Gazette


January 28, 2013

Norma J. Zoda

LEWISTON — Norma J. (Vincent) Zoda, 77, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence in Lewiston, NY. Born in Ogdensburg, NY, she was the daughter of the late Marcel and Belva "Patricia" (Sampier) Vincent.

Norma came to Niagara Falls, NY as a child with her family. She attended local schools and graduated from the former St. Mary's High School in 1953. She worked at the former Rapids, Strand and Cataract Theater in Niagara Falls and later at the former Niagara Permanent Savings Bank in Niagara Falls as a Platform Manager, until her retirement after 25 years of service. Norma was a longtime devoted member of Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish, St. Joseph's Church, where she served as a Eucharistic Minister and     visited the sick and shut-ins of the parish, both in their homes and at nursing facilities. Norma adored her cats and in her leisure time enjoyed going to the casino and playing cards. Most of all, Norma will be remembered as a little lady with a big heart who was always there for everyone and who centered her life around her family.

Norma was predeceased by her husband, Charles Zoda, on September 8, 2002. She is       survived by her two sons, Kevin M. (Angela) Wiler of Niagara Falls, NY and Tommy L. (Michelle) Wiler of Kenmore, NY; three grandchildren, Christie Hejmanowski, Bryan Wiler and Lindsey Wiler; three great-grandchildren, Avery, Megan and Autumn Lee; one sister, Alice (late Richard) Peete of Boca Raton, FL; one sister-in-law, Rose Curtis of Lewiston, NY; and several aunts, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 3-7 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will begin on Thursday, January 31st at 9:15 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph Parish at St. Joseph Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY, with Rev. Duane Klizek officiating. Interment in St. Joseph         Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY.  If desired, memorial donations may be made to Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish, 1413 Niagara Falls, NY  14301.

Visit for online guest register.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page