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Norma Jeanne Cresswell

June 7, 1928 — April 2, 2019

  Norma Jeanne Cresswell, 90 of Pottsville, died Tuesday morning at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

  She was born June 7, 1928 in Branchdale, a daughter of the late Dr. Herbert and Jane Thompson Frew.

  She was a 1945 graduate of Frackville High School and a 1948 graduate of Drexel University with a B.S. in Home Economics.

  She taught at Butler Twp. High School and worked for Harvey Cresswell Reality prior to retiring.

  Norma was a member of 1st United Methodist Church, Frackville where she sang in the church choir, National Association of Realtors, past president of the Butler Twp PTA, and a former Girl Scout leader.

  She was preceded in death by her husband Harvey C. Cresswell, Sr., on July 22, 2000; a son, Harvey C. “Cliff” Cresswell, Jr.; 2 sisters, Barbara Bauer, Jane Harkaby. Surviving are her daughter, Cherie Roberts and her husband Glenn, Port Carbon; a granddaughter, Alex Trexler and her husband Devin; Ringtown; 2 great-granddaughters, Erika and Alyssa Trexler; Nieces and Nephews.

  Service of Remembrance will be held Monday at 11AM from the 1st United Methodist Church, Frackville, with Rev. David J. Davis officiating. Family and friends are invited to call from 9-11AM at the church. The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contribution made to Frackville Free Public Library, 56 N. Lehigh Ave, Frackville PA, 17931 or 1st United Methodist Church, 25 N. Balliet St, Frackville PA, 17931. Interment will be private at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.

  Arrangements are under the care of James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville. Please share your memories and condolences with Norma’s family by signing the guest book at

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Monday, April 8, 2019

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Service of Remembrance

Monday, April 8, 2019

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