Dansville- Norma Elizabeth Cotton, age 95, passed away Friday evening, June 15, 2018 at her home in Dansville following an illness.


She was born in Dansville, on December 8, 1922, a Daughter of the late Henry and Madeline (Bricks) Heiman. She was also predeceased by her husband Donald Cotton Sr., a son, Donald Cotton Jr., her sister, Marion Hursh, her brothers, Robert, William, and James Heiman.


Norma was a graduate of Groveland Central School class of 1940, she went to work for AC. Delco of Rochester as a parts assembler for over 25 years. She was a longtime member of the United Auto Works union. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church of Perkinsville.


She is survived by her daughter, Diane (Keith) Griese, a sister Rita Templeton, a brother Gerald (Roseann) Heiman, her grandchildren, Krista (Keith) Macomber, Donald (Bonnie) Cotton III, Ricky (Ann) Cotton, Bill (Amy) Cotton, Bonnie (Tim) Schuster, Shawn (Tara) Griese, Shannon (Tricia) Griese, 18 great-grandchildren, one great great-grandson, a daughter-in-law Lori Cotton, a sister-in-law, Lois Heiman, and several nieces and nephews. A special thank you to Mary Kay Horr and her crew for all of the excellent care given to Norma.


Friends called Tuesday June 19th from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at the Hindle Funeral Home, Inc. 271 Main St., Dansville, A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday June 20th 11:00 am at Sacred Heart Church of Perkinsville. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Dansville. Online remembrances may be left at HindleFuneralHome.com.


In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Dansville Ambulance Company 18 Ossian St. Dansville, NY or the American Red Cross 520 West 49th St., New York, NY 10019