Norma Shore
Norma Shore
  • December 10, 1928 - August 17, 2017
  • Rural Hall, North Carolina

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Mrs. Norma Ruth Stetzel Shore, 88, of Winston-Salem passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Salemtowne Retirement Community. She was born in 1928 in Carroll County, Iowa to Ira Stetzel and Mildred Katherine Neff Stetzel.

Mrs. Shore grew up in Carroll, Iowa where her family owned several businesses. She attended Northwestern College in Chicago, Illinois and Guilford College where she met and married John Robert Shore. She had a long career in the Central Office Professional Library/Media Center with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. She was a member of the Winston-Salem Friends Meeting and was involved with a number of professional organizations. She enjoyed her family and friends, cooking, gardening with her husband and being the best mother, grandmother and great-grandmother imaginable.

Surviving are her daughters Linda Shore Idol (Tony) of Lewisville and Deborah Shore White (George) of Sparta and her son David Shore of Huntersville; her grandchildren Lauren White of Sparta, Erin Idol Scott (Blake) of Winston-Salem, and Jordan Idol Walker (Clay) of Charlotte; and her six loving great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, her sisters; Doris Stetzel Campbell and Janice Stetzel Harkey and her brothers; George Stetzel, David Stetzel and Warren Stetzel.

She was adored by her family and friends and will be greatly missed. She was a remarkable person who possessed inner strength, kindness and patience and who loved and nurtured those she was close to. She and her husband were a wonderful and devoted couple who took every opportunity to spend time with their family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 on Saturday, August 26th in the Saal at Salemtowne Retirement Community. The family will receive friends following the service. A private graveside service for family will be held on Sunday, August 27th at Deep Creek Friends Meeting in Yadkin County. Frank Vogler & Sons Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mrs. Shore's honor to the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Retired School Personnel Scholarship Fund at WSFCRSP Attention: Scholarship Fund 3550 Stimpson Drive Pfafftown, NC 27040-8609.