Norma Divine Schoonover

Norma Divine Schoonover, 81, known as “Diddy” to her friends and family, passed away at home in South Carolina surrounded by family on Feb. 18, 2022.

She was born on Oct. 5, 1940.

Diddy arrived in Lake Placid as a young girl, where she spent most of her life. She was a true lady of the lake; kind with a quick smile and loyal to friends and family. Her friends will remember her waving hello from the front porch of her Lake Placid camp. She loved Lake Placid fiercely and her passing is a loss to all who knew her.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph K. Schoonover; daughters Kim Perrigo, Karen Schoonover and Kirstin Schoonover; and grandchildren, Kelsie, Anna, Joey and Abraham. She is also survived by her sister, Lorinda Gallagher and brother, Lees Divine.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Ketti Schoonover in 1994.

A memorial will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. July 16 at High Peaks Resort, 2384 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid. Her friends are welcome to join to share memories and celebrate her life.

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