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Norma Gorosh

Norma Gorosh, 92, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, died on 07 June 2019.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Tuesday, 11 June 2019 at 10:00 AM .

Rabbi Joshua Bennett, Rabbi Aaron Starr and Cantor Neil Michaels officiated.

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Interment at Machpelah Cemetery.

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The family will be gathering through Tuesday evening at the residence of Neil Gorosh and Dr. Marla Rowe Gorosh, 6071 Northfield, West Bloomfield, MI 48322. The family will be gathering immediately following the interment until 5:00 p.m. and then again from 6:30-9:00 p.m. Religious services will be held on Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m.

Shiva will continue through Thursday evening at the residence of Bruce and Tamara Gorosh, 3253 Bloomfield Shore Drive, West Bloomfield, MI 48323. The family will be gathering on Wednesday and Thursday from 3:00-5:00 p.m. and from 6:30-9:00 p.m. Religious services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

Norma Spielberg Gorosh, 92, of West Bloomfield died peacefully on June 7, surrounded by her five sons and three daughters-in-law. She was the beloved Grandma Norma of eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Larry and her parents Julius and Anna Spielberg.

Norma was well known for her impeccable sense of style, her love of classical music, and her devotion to her family and friends. She graduated from Central High School at 16 and Wayne State University at the age of 20, where she played violin in the University Orchestra. She met the love of her life, Larry Gorosh, after he returned from his World War II service, and they were married on April Fools Day, 1951. After honeymooning in Havana Cuba, Norma taught at McKerrow Elementary School until having five sons in 5 1/2 years. She instilled in her sons her work ethic and pursuit of academic excellence, ultimately drawing a Jewish mother’s “full house” – three lawyers and two doctors. She struck gold with her three daughters-in-law, whom she loved as her own.

Norma was proud of her college summer spent as a decoder with the Office of Strategic Services, now known as the CIA, in Washington DC, during World War II. She had a lifetime love of the arts, fondly recalling spending her college lunchtimes with her girlfriends in the Diego Rivera Court at The Detroit Institute of Arts.

Norma’s grandchildren, Loren (Nathalia), Alex (Marisa), Kasie (Nathan), Hilary (fiancé Eli), Jamie, Rachel, Sean and Hannah were her pride and joy as were her great-grandchildren Rowe and Emmett. Norma was also survived by her children Alan (Rhona), Neil (Marla), Jeff, Rick, and Bruce (Tammy).

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Norma Gorosh may do so by making a contribution to:

David Horodoker Organization
6953 Candlewood Trail
Attn: Susann Kauffman
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
A Charity of one's choice