Francine Norris - Passed away on July 05, 2024

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Francine Norris
  • Passed away on July 05, 2024

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Francine Marie Norris, 88, of Ocklawaha, Florida, passed away on July 5, 2024.

Francine was born on February 10, 1936, in Chicago Illinois to Frank and Lydia Sering.

She was a beautiful painter and has filled many homes with her artwork. She was the talent behind Fanicine’s Hand Painted Clocks and sold her clocks all throughout the Eastern United States. She loved to fish and enjoyed working in her flower gardens.

She was an awesome baker and cook. Her apple pie will be missed.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Donald. A son, Bruce Bates. A sister, Rogene Nelson. She is survived by children, Chuck Dornfeld (Barb), Janice Mathias (Terry), Patrick Dornfeld (Colleen), Glenn Norris (Shelly), Gill Norris (April), Amanda Henderson (Gary), Donald Norris Jr (Lisa).  12 grandchildren, Heath, Nicholas, Cassio, Ariel, Deirdre, Auston, Harrison, Aaron, Lindsey, Haley, Donald III and Brandon. 14 great grandchildren, 1 great greatgrandchild and 1 great great great child, and her sister Jackie Heinburg.

The family will plan a private gathering to celebrate Mom in the near future.

Arrangements entrusted with BALDWIN BROTHERS Funeral & Cremation Society-Spanish Springs, 352-430-1449.  Sentiments are encouraged at


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  1. Deirdre Brooks says:
    10 Jul 2024
    God bless you grandma.May you rest in peace.

  2. Michael Downes says:
    09 Jul 2024
    RIP Fran Norris you were like a second mother growing up. My prayers go put to family and friends

  3. Michael Downes says:
    09 Jul 2024
    Growing up Fran was a second mother. RIP and my prayers go out to all the family and friends

  4. Anthony Downes says:
    09 Jul 2024
    Such a wonderful woman another mom to me as a child your in heaven with my mom who passed away in same week love Tony Downes

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