Norma Jean Hommel

Norma J. Hommel of Irmo, South Carolina, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2023.  She was born on January 1, 1931 to Nina B. and Willie C. Armstrong in Syracuse, New York.   She was predeceased by her siblings Shirley A. Barnes and Lloyd C. Armstrong.

Norma attended Syracuse University and was a member of  Alpha Gamma Delta.  In her lifetime, she was very active while raising her children with volunteer work, skiing, bowling, golf and travel.  She worked in retail management for many years, and enjoyed her retirement years on the golf courses and beaches of North and South Carolina. 

Norma is survived by five children, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren: daughter Sheryl (Kurt) Besig of Garden Grove, CA, their daughters Amy of Garden Grove and her children Braden, Kaylyn, and twins Savannah and Emberlynn,  and Jennifer (Shane) Brimmer of Garden Grove;  son Scott (Wendy) Hommel  of Otter Creek, Glenfield, NY, their children Derek of Seoul, South Korea, Nina of Solvay, NY, And Dayna of Cazenovia NY; daughter Kristin (Jim) King of Fayetteville, NY, their sons Tom of Manlius, NY, and John (Chloe) of Providence, RI;  daughter Wendy (Scott) Selbach of Charlotte, NC and their sons Mark of Alexandria, VA, and Lee of Golden, CO; and son Jeffrey (Nina Wendorff) Hommel  of St. Paul, Minnesota, and several nieces and nephews.  

A private family burial will be held in Syracuse, NY.