NEW BERLIN – Norma B. Ramsey, 97, of New Berlin, a quarter-century Preferred Mutual employee, passed away on Nov. 16, 2019 at Chase Nursing Home.
Norma was born on Sept. 18, 1922, in the Town of Burlington, the daughter of Ford & Carrie (Simmons) Bennett. Her childhood was spent in the Burlington and Edmeston areas. She was a 1939 graduate of Edmeston Central School.
Norma was employed by Preferred Mutual Insurance Co. of New Berlin for 25 years. She enjoyed golfing and bowling and was a member of the Eastern Star and the American Legion Auxiliary.
On Jan. 20, 1946, she married Donald I. Ramsey, who predeceased her on March 22, 2002.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Richard Bloom of Galdwin, Mich.; and a son and daughter-in-law; Terry and Felicia Ramsey of Erieville, as well as three grandchildren, five great grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, three step- great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a brother; Randall Bennett and sister; Thelma Weissflog.
A graveside service is planned for the spring of 2020 in the Burlington Flats Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, New Berlin.