Norma T. Zalar
Norma T. Zalar

Oct. 8, 1935-Dec. 18, 2017

DELPHOS — Norma T. Zalar, 82, of Delphos, passed away Monday evening at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Her Family…. She was born Oct. 8, 1935, in Pensacola, Florida, to Roy V. and Emma (Fox) Phillips, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 9, 1958, she married Edward J. Zalar, who survives in Delphos.

She is also survived by three sons, Mike (Donna) Zalar of N. Olmstead, David Zalar of Delphos and John (Cindy) Zalar of Pensacola, Florida Naval Base; three daughters, Teresa (Steve) Schmiedebusch of Ottawa, Mary Ann Bailey of Delphos and Beth (Dave) Justus of Huron; 20 grandchildren; six great-grandchild with one more on the way; and two step-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Roy “Bud” Phillips, Jr.

Her Legacy…. Norma was a 1956 graduate of Mercy School of Nursing in Toledo. After 44 years of nursing, she retired from St. Rita’s Medical Center as an oncology nurse. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Norma was also a member of the Red Hat Society, Out of Towners Club (card club), the Third Order of Secular Franciscans and the St. John’s Health Ministries.

Her Farewell Services.… Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Daniel Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday at Weber Funeral Home, Delphos, where a Parish Wake Service will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice or St. John’s Parish Foundation.

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