Pokcha Kim Norman was born April 6, 1932 to the Kim family in Lumnung-gun, Kyongsang Pukto, South Korea. On July 15, 2020, she gained her angel wings as her final days were spent surrounded by family and love.
Pokcha loved sharing her cultural knowledge and taught many of her family members how to make traditional foods. Pocka also was known to "put her foot" into her famous baked macaroni and cheese.
Pokcha loved to sew and it was her main career focus. She worked as a seamstress for Saks On Fifth, Lord and Taylor, and in her later career days made medical bags for the military. In her final days, she exhibited her amazing dexterity with her hands as she made her fabric folds in her blanket.
Pokcha was a member of Saint Rosa Lima church. She was an amazing member in her community and adopted many nick names; eomma, Chun Ja, and mommy. She was always kind to those around her.
Pokcha has 6 children. She was very family oriented and created a large family legacy. Pokcha had many grandchildren, great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pokcha was survived in death by her husband Joseph F. Norman, her twin sons Jerome and Joseph, followed by Edward, Tyrone, and her daughter Sunae. She was preceded in death by her son Suga.
The family would like to extend a huge thank you to her aides that were always there day and night and her daughter in law Kasia for always caring for mommy as if she was her own.
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