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Norma J (Marcere) Snow

April 25, 1931 ~ April 13, 2020 (age 88)


Norma J. Snow

Norma Jean Snow (Suggie) passed away peacefully on April 13, 2020 at the age of 88. Norma was born on April 25, 1931 in Canton, Ohio. She graduated from Mount Marie, later known as Central Catholic. Norma got a job at Ohio Bell Telephone Company right out of high school. She was the first black woman to be hired in the area. Norma obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She continued her education and got a Master’s Degree from Kent State University- Stark extension. Norma was a professor at Stark Technical College for many years. After her time there she was a substitute teacher until her retirement. Norma was very outspoken and competitive. You couldn’t say anything negative about her favorite football team, the Steelers in her presence. Norma also enjoyed watching tennis, going to bingo, playing cards with her friends and family, and all Broadway musicals. Norma is survived by her brother Alluren Marcere and 3 children James Snow (Debbie), Dr.Terry Snow-Smith (Curtis) and Patrick Snow. Norma is survived by her 12 grandchildren and her 16 great- grandchildren, including her affectionately named 3 musketeers (Xavier, Matthew and Xander.)

Norma is proceeded in death by her parents, Dr. Norma and Percy Marcere as well as her daughter Norma (Jeannie) Snow. Norma was beloved by her family and friends and will be greatly missed. A Memorial Mass will be held in St. Paul Catholic Church in North Canton on Monday June 7, 2021 at 10:00 am with Fr. John Keehner as celebrant.. The Wackerly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Personal condolences to the family are invited on line at:


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Memorial Mass
June 7, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church
241 South Main Street
North Canton, OH 44720

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