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“So sorry to hear the news about Norma. As a teacher and principal, I could see her devotion to her family. As the principal at Atwell, I could also...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Kathleen Buckley - Melrose, MA

“I will never forget you, Mrs. Lester, growing up the street from you playing with Jackie and all our camping adventures. Now you and Nana can...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Kimi Audet - York, ME

“Jackie. So sorry to hear. She was a wonderful lady. Take care of yourself and hug your family ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Robyn Proto - Stratford, CT

“Oh Mom, you will be missed!!!! Jackie, I am here if you need me. My condolences to you and your wonderful family. I am SO happy I got to see her one...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Sue Rouillard - Whitefield, NH

Norma G. Lester, age 93 of Wakefield died February 7, 2018 in Winchester.

Norma was born in Revere, MA on October 26, 1924 and was the daughter of the late Albert and Beatrice (Ege) Gallant.

She was raised in Revere and was a graduate of Revere High School. A Wakefield resident for the past 56 years, Norma worked as an Assistant Librarian at the Galvin Middle School of Wakefield and later for the Wakefield Housing Authority. She was a devoted family woman and was an avid reader, enjoyed crossword puzzles in ink, Jeopardy and the Boston sports teams. She will be missed by her dog Mikey.

Norma was the beloved wife of the late James "Ernie" Lester. She was the loving mother of James E. Lester and his wife Paulette of No. Attleboro and Jackie Alves of Wakefield. She was the grandmother of Matthew Hodges and wife Maurija Dasraj, James Hodges and Ashley Ouellette and Nicholas Schaefer and great grandmother to Cole and Greyson Hodges and Braelyn Ouellette. She was also the sister of the late Robert Gallant and his surviving wife Stella.

Services for Norma will be private, and those wishing to may make a contribution in her name to the charity of one's choice.