Grace Marion Norton
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Grace Marion Norton
  • February 4, 1922 - August 11, 2017
  • Louisville, Kentucky

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Grace M. Norton, 93, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 with family at her side.

She was a retired clerk for JCPS, having worked at PRP, Western, and Stuart High Schools, and was a longtime member of St. Clement Catholic Church (now St. Peter the Apostle).

Grace was preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, Murray Norton; her parents, Raymond and Bridget Della Marion; and siblings Anna Cielecki, Alice DeRaismes, Rose Smith, Patricia Melia, Raymond Marion, John Marion, and Edward "Buttons" Marion.

She is survived by her daughter Ann Forcht; granddaughters, Stephanie Forcht Willmon (Jimmy) and Jennifer Forcht Bixler (Clark); a great-grandson, Lincoln Willmon; and many nieces and nephews.

Grace's funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am Thursday at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 5431 Johnsontown Road, followed by burial at Ivy Hill Cemetery, Hardinsburg. Visitation will be from 2-8 pm Wednesday at Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, 7710 Dixie Hwy.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Crusade for Children.