News and Tribune

July 29, 2013

Norma J. (Kapps) Scharf, 85; New Albany

Funeral services for Norma J. (Kapps) Scharf, 85, New Albany, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1,  at Newcomer Funeral Home, New Albany, with burial to follow at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery, New Albany.  

She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, New Albany. Norma was born on Nov. 15, 1927, in Vincennes, to the late John and Florence (Hewitt) Kapps.  

She is survived by her children, Michael J. Scharf (Barbara), David J. Scharf (Susan) and Nancy A. Scharf; grandchildren, Kristan, Ashley, Jeffrey, Victoria, Elizabeth Scharf and Jenna Johnson (Charles). 

 Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Adolph F. Scharf, Jr.; sisters, Marie Miller, Helen Mallory and Irma Dietrich; and brothers, Louis and John Kapps.  

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus – the Community Hospice of Southern Indiana. 

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