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In Memory of
Connie Eileen Norman
April 21, 1945 - March 14, 2021

Visitation:
Wednesday, March 17th from 6-8 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home
Thursday, March 18th from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Service:
Thursday, March 18th at 1:00 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Interment:
Mifflin Cemetery

Sunday, March 14th Connie passed away at Kobacher House after a long journey home and many years fighting Alzheimer'sDisease.

Born in Marion, Ohio April 21, 1945 to the parents Virgnia and Bill McClarnan and Father Chester Bartow whom preceded her in death. She spent most of her life in Westerville, Ohio. Connie was an only child, and the most precious joy to her parents.

Connie was a graduate of Miffln High School where she enjoyed cheerleading and the arts. A fabulous dancer and singer, whom even performed on the local Jack Sherick show where it is told she auditioned as a little girl at his home door step. Connie loved dancing and performing, later she even taught dance. Her greatest role was her role as a wife, mother, grandma, and friend.

Connie met the love of her life Harvey while working the snack bar at BridgeviewGolf Course where Harvey often played. Their courtship was short, they eloped, and have enjoyed 56 years together.

Connie partnered with Harvey handling the accounting responsibilities while he worked with clients insured in his insurance agency. Some might say Harvey's steady manner and her vibrant love of life created the perfect combination!
They traveled the world together from Hawaii, Alaska, Spain, Australia, Singapore, and Italy just to name a few!

She loved her role as Mother to Jami (Barb Lily) and Rhonda (Brian Dytko). Both made her so proud. She especially enjoyed following Jami as an All-State golfer and Rhonda's many dance endeavours traveling to many different cities.

Grandmother to four grandchildren: Brian, Louis, Anna Kate, and James Dytko meant weekends of baking, movies, CiCis Pizza, and always the Dollar Store. Her support and love was immense ... she loved spoiling them! They were blessed to have her over many wonderful years and she was their number one fan at all their activities right until the end.

Connie and Harvey made many memories in Siesta Key, FL over the years with their incredible friends. She loved the beach and hanging with her girls while the fellas golfed. She cherished spending the winters there.

If you knew Connie she was the most generous and kind friend anyone could have. She was a true friend to all who were lucky to know her. We remember her in all these ways, and smile knowing she can finally "go home" and dance again. A special thanks to all who helped care for Connie: The Ohio State Research group, Dr. McClure, Sondra Orzechowski, Ohio Health Hospice, and the many whom were so good to her over these last few years.

Visitation will be held at Moreland Funeral Home 55 East Schrock Road, Westerville, OH 43081 on Wednesday March 17th from 6-8 p.m. where a service will be held Thursday at 1:00 p.m.. Interment Mifflin Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Association preferred.

Condolences

GRACE D OSWALD

Mar 16, 2021

No words can express your sorrow but your memories will help you express all the joy Connie brought to your lives. She was bright, beautiful, funny, gracious and loved her family over everything else. Her sense of style both in her dress and in her home was gorgeous. But mostly I loved her down to earth manner and her fun loving nature. May God grant you calm and his peace in the days ahead.

 

Jane/Ron Reidenbaugh

Mar 16, 2021

We are so sorry to hear of Connie's passings. Heaven has a new Angel. God bless her and keep her in his arms.

 

Karla Linnabary

Mar 16, 2021

Praying and thinking of you all. To know Connie was to love her and lucky are we to have been loved by her. She was such a beautiful heart and soul..

 

Bryan & Cheryl Deaver Sperry

Mar 16, 2021

Connie's smile is lighting heaven even brighter now.She is safe, secure and happy dancing in the Lord's perpetual light.I can easily imagine her with Bill&Jenny,Uncle Harv, and Aunt Doris, Dorothy,Mom & Dad and so many others talking up a storm and "catching up' around a giant Thanksgiving table.I hope Buck,Jamie,Rhonda and the rest of your family can see this too and allow your joy in her freedom to comfort you.Your separation is only temporary.Much love from Florida.

 

Julie Williams

Mar 17, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a wonderful person and I have wonderful memories of her. Such a beautiful lady with a beautiful soul. We will all miss her very much. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you all.