Norma Marie Lucarelli Whitley, 81, Warsaw, died at Kosciusko Community Hospital on March 25, 2017.
She was born in Pittsburgh, Penn. on March 4, 1936 to Antonio and Emma Antonelli Lucarelli.
She was united in marriage on July 16, 1954 to Elzie W. Whitley who died Aug. 20, 2014. Norma was a faithful homemaker all her life who loved cooking, Italian food, and seeing her children and grandchildren. She was a beautiful, quiet and humble person who loved and missed her late husband, Elzie very much.
Norma is survived by three children, her son Eric (and spouse Margaret) Whitley, Warsaw; her son Jim (and spouse Pam) Whitley, Atwood; and her daughter Marcelle (and spouse Fred) Heady, Warsaw. Norma is also survived by nine grandchild: Brian Whitley, Fla.; Amy (and spouse Dennis) Kinsey, Fla.; Erica Whitley, Ky.; Melissa (and spouse Quentin) Blackford, Calif.; Joseph Whitley, Pierceton; Rachael (and spouse Jeremiah) Polk, Warsaw; Michelle (and spouse Chris) Warrix, Columbia City; Michael (and spouse Sabrina) Heady, Warsaw; and Douglas Heady, Md.; and seventeen great grandchildren, Bryce, Payton, and Madyson Kinsey, Florida; Trey, Emma, and Lucy Blackford, California; Austin and Piper Polk, Warsaw; Blake, Andrew, and Breyanna Barger, Columbia City; Brady Warrix, Columbia City; Cohen and Brody Heady, Warsaw; and Tayleona, Avary, and Brielle Heady, Warsaw. She is survived by two brothers, Ernest (and spouse Flo) Lucarelli and Antonio Lucarelli, both of Pittsburgh and was preceded in death by her loving parents and three brothers: Nicklas, Alfred, and Ralph Lucarelli, all of Pittsburgh.
Visitation hours will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, March 30 in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, March 31 at the Funeral Chapel held with Reverend Robert Brown officiating. Burial is at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to God’s Highway to Heaven Church 510 Weber St. Warsaw, IN 46580
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