Norma Lee Kacprzycki , age 82, of Wilmington, DE passed peacefully on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at Sunrise of Wilmington.

Norma was born in Chester, PA, the daughter of Charles and Ethel Shackles. She married Raymond Henry Kacprzycki, the love of her life, in 1953 and they resided in Trainer, PA for over 40 years. In 1995, they moved to Oxford, PA where she was very active in the Red Hatters, YMCA and the Senior Circle of Friends.

She was a graduate of Chester High School and was employed by the Chichester School District as a Special Education Teachers Aide. She formerly worked for the DuPont Company in Wilmington, DE.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. Norma made friends easily and was admired for her compassion and her genuine interest in everyone she met.

Norma was preceded in death by her loving husband, Raymond, her mother and father and her sister, Dolores.

She is survived by her loving daughters, Susan Nichols, Judith Taylor (Jerry Christy), Karen Phillips (Carl), Kim Johnson and Lori Niebur (Craig) and her grandchildren, Ryan, Stephanie, Christopher, Adam, Amanda, Kyle, Kaitlyn, Lily and Grace.

Services for Norma will be held on Friday, March 17 at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE, with a visitation beginning at 10 a.m. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery in Marple, PA.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.