Norma Barbara McBride

June 30, 1936February 16, 2014

Norma McBride, 77, of Oneonta passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014 at M.I. Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown.

She was born June 30, 1926 at A.O. Fox Hospital the daughter of the late Albert and Medeleine (Kuster) Erdmann.

Norma worked in dress factories in Oneonta for more than 40 years. She retired in 1999 from Sanyo.

She was a musician playing saxophone and clarinet in several bands in and around Oneonta for more than 20 years.

She enjoyed reading, doing jig-saw puzzles and plastic canvas’. Norma will be remembered for her witty sense of humor and her ready smile.

She was predeceased by her husband, John McBride. Surviving is her daughter, Mary McBride-Froh and her husband, Christopher Froh; two grandchildren, Tyler and Katelyn Froh; one brother, John Goodrich all of Oneonta.

At Norma’s request there will be no calling hours or funeral services. Memorial donations in Norma’s memory may be made to the SPCA, 4841 State Highway 28, Cooperstown, New York 13326.


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Louise Colwell-Storey

February 19, 2014

I am sorry to hear that Norma passed I had known her since I was a little girl She played the saxophone in my dad's band for years. I went with him to all the dances they played. Norma would play Yakety Sax for me,as that was my favorite. She was an amazing saxophone player and person that always had a smile for me.I am sorry for your loss.

February 19, 2014

Dear Mary, Chris, Tyler and Katelyn ...I am SO sorry to see that your mom passed away...I know that you loved her very much and she'll be greatly missed..the few times I did meet her was very enjoyable, even for a short while. Know that you are in my thoughts and that I Love You.....Noreen