Grooten, Norma TROY, formerly of Schodack Landing, 76, passed away peacefully October 4, 2019 after a recent illness. Norma was the daughter of the late Albert and Jane Grooten. Norma was known for her love of anything Wizard of Oz, her birthday, Christmas, music, stickers, magazines, manicures and playing cards. Before retiring, Norma worked at various jobs thru The Arc, but her favorite was Riverside Enterprises where she was proud of the work she performed and anxious to return to work on Monday. After retiring, Norma attended Brunswick Center full time. Survivors include brother John (Stephanie) Grooten and sister Joan (Duke) Harris; as well as nieces Chrissy (Albert) Pruett, Megan (Kyle) Rhodes and Jessica (Dan Gross) Clemente and nephew David (Laura) Grooten. Norma is also survived by the many staff and friends at the Arc of Rensselaer County who cared for her and loved her as family for many years. The family wishes to thank everyone involved in her care and support. A memorial tribute to Norma was held on Saturday October 12th at 10:00 am at Emmanuel Reformed Church 1150 Maple Hill Rd, Castleton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Arc of Rensselaer County, 79 102nd St., Troy, NY 12180
Ray Funeral Service, Inc.
59 Seaman Ave.
Castleton, NY 12033
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