Former North Fork resident Norma Burgess Price passed away peacefully Sept. 9, 2015, at the age of 93, with family by her side.
Born June 23, 1922 , she grew up in Riverhead with sister, Harriet and brothers, Arnold and Richard “Dick” Burgess. Norma attended Riverhead High School where she was active in sports, and was yearbook editor and class officer.
She married Charles A. Price III in 1943, settling in Mattituck after the war. She worked for her husband as a secretary and bookkeeper at his businesses; C.A. Price Inc., and Mattituck Masonry Supply Corp. They then moved to Ocala, Fla. in 1967.
Norma was a member of Mattituck Presbyterian Church, a member of North Fork Country Club and an active participant of many community functions including Mattituck Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
Norma is survived by her son, Charles A. Price IV of Louisville, Ky.; her daughters, Diane Price of Pepperell, Mass. and Mary Jo Yates (Jim) of Ocala, Fla.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Charlie.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in Ocala, Fla. Interment will take place at a later date at New Bethany Cemetery in Mattituck.
Donations may be sent to Hospice of Marion County Inc., P.O. Box 4860, Ocala, FL 34478.
This is a paid notice.