New Castle, PA - After a brief illness on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, Norma Jean (Stitt) Jackson, age 58, of New Castle, PA passed away in the Edison Nursing and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 12, 1959 in New Castle to Charles M. and Opal M (Dicks) Stitt.
Norma is survived he her beloved husband of 17 years, Dave Duffield; children, Timothy (Jonna) Jackson of Struthers, OH, Kimberly (Colman Forte) Jackson of New Castle; step-children, Steven Jackson, Melissa Jackson both of TN; brother-in-law, Rusty Veon and granddaughter, Maelana Forte. Norma always enjoyed life but it was on the day that Maelana was born that a new light shined in her world. She so loved being a grandmother and cherished every moment she spent being called, "Grammi."
Besides her parents Norma was preceded in death by her sister, Jackie Veon.
Norma was a dedicated driver for First Student Transportation in the New Castle School District for the last 21 years. During her recent illness she was most concerned to get back to her cherished pre-k students.
Memorial Service to be held Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 2-6 PM at the South New Castle Boro Fire Hall, 104 N. Byers Ave., New Castle, PA 16101
Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S Silvat Inc. To send condolences to Norma's family please visit: www.crematepa.com.