Margaret Norton

Albany, New York-Margaret Ann Arthur Norton, 84, of Albany NY passed away of cancer in the early morning of December 15, 2017 at St. Peters Hospital in Albany, NY. 

Born on December 31, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA to Ruth Wemple Arthur and Richard Simmons Arthur, she married Thomas Wendell Norton on June 16, 1955 at the First Reformed Church in Schenectady, NY, and had three children.  A graduate of Nott Terrace High School and Russell Sage College, Peg was known for her pastel paintings, lush gardens, and intricate stitchery artworks. 

She is preceded in death by her parents and husband. 

Peg is survived by: her three children, Susan Wendell Norton-Scott (William T. Scott) of Chandler, AZ; John Cullings Norton (Karen) of Niskayuna, NY; William Bradford Norton (Theresa) of Palo Alto, CA; her two siblings Ruth Elaine (Dixie) Arthur Jeffries (James) of Covington, LA and Richard Wemple Arthur (Judy) of Charlton, NY; and four grandchildren, Erica Michelle, Danielle Carter, Audrey Colette, and Marshall James. 

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 3PM in the main sanctuary of the First Reformed Church in Schenectady,