Published in the September 4, 2015 edition

MELROSE — Norma (Pfizenmayer) Cefalo of Melrose and Gloucester died at the Leonard Florence Center in Chelsea on Aug. 29.

Norma was born and raised in Hollis, N.Y., resided in Melrose since 1947 and spent her summers in Gloucester for the past 65 years.

Norma was the beloved wife of the late Joseph T. Cefalo of Cefalo’s Melrose Florist. She was the caring sister of E. Charlotte Pfizenmayer of Melrose (formerly of Hollywood, Fla.). She was the devoted mother of Joseph Cefalo of Charlestown, Frederick and Stephen Cefalo, both of Melrose, Alexandra Cefalo of California, Gregory, Eric and Christopher Cefalo, all of Gloucester. She is also survived by their families and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be private. Arrangements by the Gately Funeral Home, Melrose. To sign online condolence visit