Cover photo for Norma J. (VanBenschoten)  Lisk's Obituary
Norma J. (VanBenschoten)  Lisk Profile Photo
1937 Norma 2022

Norma J. (VanBenschoten) Lisk

January 1, 1937 — October 26, 2022


Norma J. Lisk, passed away at Huntington Living Center in Waterloo on Wednesday, October 26th, 2022, with her daughter at her side. Norma was born January 1st in 1937 in Cortland, NY the daughter of the late James and Ione (Signor) VanBenschoten. She was a graduate of Genoa High School and a nurses' aide at Auburn Community Hospital for many years. She was a huge Anglophile who loved everything English; especially English novels, and thoroughly enjoyed the two trips she made to England. She was an avid reader who loved to get lost in a good book and did so regularly.

Norma is survived by her daughter, Julie (Tom Murray) Lisk of Massachusetts; son, Bernard Lisk of Seneca Falls; grandchildren, William and Brooklyn Lisk; and sister, Mary Ellen Killam in addition to a nephews, nieces and numerous cousins. She was predeceased by her brother, Edwin VanBenshoten; brother-in-law, Bob Killam; lifelong friend, Sheila Gallup; and favorite cats, Bonkers and Skeezix.

A memorial service will be held at a later date and time. Burial will take place in Bird Cemetery in Locke, NY. For those wishing, donations in memory may be made to The Cat Program at the Old Barn in Moravia, NY at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Norma J. (VanBenschoten) Lisk, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Services are to be announced

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree