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Ellen B. Norman

Obituary for Ellen B. Norman

January 22, 1954 - May 17, 2020
Norwood, Pennsylvania | Age 66


Ellen B. Norman, age 66, passed away due to complications with COVID19 on May 17, 2020 at Delaware County Memorial Hospital.

Ellen was born in Bryn Mawr, PA to James and Teresa Burghart (nee McGill). Ellen enjoying spending her free time with family and her dogs. She was an avid animal lover. Ellen loved traveling and spending time at the beach. Ellen was a loving, caring and compassionate Mother and Grandmother. She loved her family endlessly.

Ellen was a Registered Nurse at Keystone Medical Center for 18+ years. She enjoyed working with such caring individuals. She considered them her second family.

Her smile will leave an everlasting memory in our hearts. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Ellen is survived by her three children Sandi Norman, Shawn and his wife Liza, Stephen and his wife Alison. She is also survived by her eight grandchildren Joshua and Zachary Mathews, Angelica, Kyle, Jordan, Meghan, Bridget and Justin Norman. Also surviving is her sister-in-law Cassandra Burghart.

She was predeceased by her parents, Teresa and James Burghart and her brother, James. She was a parishioner of St. Gabriel's church in Norwood, PA.

The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to all of the staff at Delaware County Memorial Hospital for their attention and care during her time there.

It was our wish for all her family and friends to gather together to celebrate Ellen's life. Unfortunately, at this time with the coronavirus restrictions, that will not be possible. She would not want anyone to jeopardize their health and well-being on her account. Please take this time to remember Ellen and her loving, caring ways. We want everyone to know that we appreciate your prayers and condolences and hope everyone can remember her in their own way. We know she is looking down and smiling at each and every one of us.

Services and burial will be held privately due to Covid19 restrictions.
Live streaming of services will be starting at 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2020 In lieu of flowers please send memorial donations to the SPCA or The American Heart Association. This is greatly appreciated. Online condolences at

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