In memory of

Norma Ferne Olver (nee Weaver)

February 12, 1935 -  March 8, 2023

On March 8, 2023 we lost our much-loved Mom and Nanny, Norma. We are grateful that she is now with her Saviour and reunited with her beloved husband John (J.B.) Olver (2013). Norma was a fun and loving mother to Patricia Aitchison (Mark), John (Soula), and Andrea Slater (Gary). A loving Nanny to her grandchildren Andrew (Preston), James, Stephen (Bridget), Sasha, Michael, Leah, and Matthew, and Great-grandmother to Presley. Norma was born in Brantford, Ontario on February 12, 1935, the daughter of Norman and Audrey Weaver and was one of 11 brothers and sisters. She had a strong faith in God and enjoyed singing with numerous church choirs, particularly First Baptist Church in Guelph, throughout her life. Norma will be fondly remembered for her sense of humour and generosity by many friends in Guelph, Oshawa and on the shores of Lake Huron where she and JB spent their retirement years. Memorial visitation will be held on Monday, May 8, 2023 at 10 am followed by a celebration of Norma’s life 11 am at THORNTON FUNERAL CENTRE, 1200 Thornton Road North, Oshawa, 905-579-6787 (South of Taunton Road, enter through gates off Dryden Blvd.) Interment and reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the MS or Alzheimer's Societies of Canada.

** This service will be livestreamed ** the livestream will be available on this memorial page 5 minutes prior to the time of the service. There will be a link at the top of this memorial page for guests to click on to view the livestream.


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Kristen and John Derksen (Friends)

Entered March 9, 2023 from Toronto

Dear Pattie and family, May you know in your heart that the gifts your mother gave you are yours forever—her laughter, words of love and grace, the memories you created together. Hope it comforts you to remember just how wonderful your mother was. Our deepest sympathy to you all. With love and prayers, Kristen and John

Mary & Frank Dobias (Friends and neighbours)

Entered March 9, 2023 from Guelph, Ontario

Norma was such a beautiful special lady - always shone in such joyful ways - her incredible smile - always so welcoming. We knew and enjoyed the company of John and Norma while they lived in Guelph. Norma was an inspiration - always so positive. Patti, John and Norma and your entire family - you were truly blessed to have her as your Mom and Grandmother. With love - Mary & Frank Dobias💞💞

Deanna Caricato (Neice)

Entered March 9, 2023 from Hamilton

Very sad to hear about Aunt Norma’s passing. My thoughts are with John,Patty and Andrea and their families. She is at peace now❤️❤️

Helen Hartnett (Frie)

Entered March 9, 2023 from Australia

Oh Pattie, wished I could be there for Mum’s memorial, as David and I have such special memories of our time with your Mum and Dad at the Lake and Christmas . All my loving thoughts and prayers to you, Mark and your growing family.

May Hutzel (Friend of Pattie & Mark)

Entered March 9, 2023 from Toronto

Remembering Norma's beautiful smile!


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