Norene E. Condon, 85, of Syracuse passed away at the Cottages at Garden Grove in Cicero. She was a lifelong resident of Syracuse, graduating from the original
Nottingham High School in 1948. She earned her Bachelor degree from Syracuse University in 1952 and later her Master of Education degree from there. She went on to become a home economics teacher in the Clyde and Pleasantville school districts. At East Syracuse-Minoa High school she made the change from home economics teacher to
becoming a guidance counselor. She then went on to similar positions in Jamesville-Dewitt. In 1985 she retired from Baker high school in Baldwinsville to stay home and take care of her father who was stricken with Parkinson disease.
She was an involved member of St. Theresa Church, now known as All Saints Church, Syracuse. Norene was a member of various committees and was a Eucharistic minister helping others to receive the sacrament of communion.
She was predeceased by her parents, John J. Condon and Louise (Pendergast) Condon, and her sister, Mary (Condon) Hendricks and great nephew Patrick Finneran.
Survivors include her nephew Richard (Mary) Hendricks, nieces Patricia (Frank) Finneran
and Mary Ellen (Sean) Costello and grand nephews and nieces, Alissa, Christina and Rebecca
Hendricks, Sean Finneran and Jack Costello.
Services will be Saturday, January 9. A viewing will be held at 9am followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10am, at All Saints Church, 1340 Lancaster Avenue, Syracuse. A reception will follow in the parish hall. Immediately afterwards, entombment will follow at Saint Mary's Cemetery Mausoleum on East Genesee Street, Dewitt.
Her family would like to thank the compassionate care given to her by the entire staff
of the Cottages at Garden Grove.