Norma Murrie (Berardi) Huish, 88, passed away June 21, 2015 in Rexburg, Idaho while visiting her son. She was born October 7, 1926 in Florence, Colorado.
She is survived by her husband, Leo Rae Huish, and 8 children, Jennifer (Jay) Hathcock of Mesa, AZ; Jonathan (Jill) Huish of Austin, TX; Patrick (Shellie) Huish of Rexburg, ID; David (Debbie) Huish of Snowflake, AZ; Nancy (Matt) Salmon of Mesa, AZ; Aaron (Mechell) Huish of Mesa, AZ; Amy Carpenter of Chandler, AZ; and Miriam (Kimball) Lovin of Salt Lake City, UT. Her descendants include 39 grandchildren, 61 great-grandchildren with 10 more on the way.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Stephen and Nancy Hannah McLoney Berardi; two sisters, Joyce Inglish and Jean Cox; a son, Stephen Grant Huish; and grandson, Grant Carpenter.
Norma lived a full, healthy life as a wife, mother and homemaker. She was filled with love and service for family, friends, and church. She is remembered by family and friends as one who spent many years doing family history and name extraction. She spent countless hours sewing and creating handcrafted items for others. She touched the lives of many and has, in her own way, changed the world through her compassion and devotion to her family. She took pride in the beauty of her home spending many hours renovating and decorating period homes and adding her own unique touch. Most of all, she will always be remembered as a mother who created a safe and loving home where her children and grandchildren could feel the warmth and tenderness of her spirit. Her kindness and gentleness will always be in the hearts and minds of those who knew and loved her.
A visitation will be held Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way in Mesa from 6 to 8 PM. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 10 AM preceded by a visitation at 9 AM, located at the LDS chapel, 2618 N. Lindsay Road, Mesa.