Sra. Norma Dina Suclupe, 72, of Lima, Peru, passed on to be with our Heavenly Father on March 8, 2021, in Lake Worth, Fla.

A Memorial Celebration Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on March 12, 2021, at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 525 Camden Drive, Statesville, NC 28677, with the Rev. Father Thomas J. Kessler, Pastor, officiating. A Celebration of Life Reception will follow the Mass in the Parish Hall.

Norma was born in Lima, Peru, to Julio and Andrea Landeo on July 28, 1948. Norma married the love of her life, Fernando Suclupe, on May 20, 1965, in Lima, Peru. Fernando and Norma, guided through their faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, made their journey from Peru to New York City’s Manhattan neighborhood in 1969. In 1985, Fernando and Norma relocated with Hunt Corporation to Statesville, N.C., and retired in 2002, when they moved to Lake Worth, Fla .

Norma was preceded in death by Julio and Andrea Landeo, Genaro and Victoria Suclupe, Jesus Landeo, and Trinidad Martinez.

Norma is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, Fernando Suclupe; her four children, Marianella Echevarria (Leopoldo), Norma Echevarria (Raul), Roger Suclupe (Paige), and William Suclupe (Alisha); her brother and sister, Diana Corsino, Juana Suclupe, Jose Landeo, and Orfelinda Jaded; her 12 grandchildren, Denise Goncalves, Stephanie Perdomo, Cristina Ramirez, Sean Paul Echevarria, Lauren Echevarria, Aileen Echevarria, Hannah Suclupe, Nicole Echevarria, Matthew Suclupe, Michael Suclupe, William (Liam) Suclupe, and Owen Suclupe; and her 13 great-grandchildren, Isaac Reyes, Isabella Ramirez, Valentino Ramirez, Delilah Ramirez, Madelyn Ramirez, Angelina Perdomo, Mia Averie Ramirez, Alonha Pharr, Stefan Fries, Lorenzo Goncalves, Aiden Perdomo, Luciana Pharr, and Zayn Echevarria.

In the spirit of Norma’s servant heart, in lieu of flowers, donations may be given to St. Philip Faith Formation Mission at (church code: NC1000) or a charity of your choosing that blesses people in need.

The family of Norma Dina Suclupe wishes to extend our sincerest thanks to the medical staff at John F. Kennedy Hospital in Atlantis, Fla., in particular Ingrid Cardenas and Carmen Cordova, who were angels by her side.

Condolences may be sent online to the family to

Nicholson Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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