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Norma J. Neglic

February 16, 1933 ~ October 9, 2019 (age 86)

DALTON - Norma Jean Venables Neglic (nee, McGovern), passed away on October 9, 2019 at Shady Lawn Health Care.  Born February 16, 1933 to the late Artie F. and Gladys Q. (Merriman) McGovern, she resided most of her life in Dalton.  She was a 1952 graduate of Dalton High School where she was a majorette.  She married Ral Neglic on July 6, 1969.  Ral passed November 21,1989.  Norma worked at Bergs IGA from 1972 until it's closing.  She was a member of Dalton Presbyterian Church. 

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by son, Charles Neglic; daughter, Cynthia Venables Kiefer; sister, Donna McGovern Venables.  She is survived by daughters, Sheila Venables Ratliff (Jimmy) of Leesburg, GA., Tammy Venables Higginbotham (Ken) of Rockledge, FL, Michele Neglic O'Toole (Ian) of Orlando, FL, Joyce Neglic Hickman (Mark) of Cuyahoga Falls, OH; son, Daniel Neglic (Carol) of Moorehead, NC; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Robert McGovern of Massillon; other family and friends.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 12 p.m. at Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home. 29 E. Main St., Dalton, OH, 44618 with Pastor Sally Fusek, officiating.  Burial will be at Dalton Cemetery.  Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. until service time on Saturday.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Dalton Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 306, Dalton, OH, 44618.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

(Zak-Thacker & Monbarren, 330-828-2536)


Donations may be made to:

Dalton Presbyterian Church
PO Box 306, Dalton OH 44618

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