On Wednesday November 3, 2021 Norma passed away at the age of 94. Norma was born in Bakersfield to Gino and Eda Pacini. In 1945 she married Oliver Torigiani and together they had two children, Christine Clark and David Torigiani. They raised their family in Buttonwillow, where she was a loving farmer’s wife and mother. She loved to cook and take care of her family. In 1977 they moved to Bakersfield, where she was active in bible study. She adored helping take care of her five grandchildren, Chad Clark, Mary (Scott) Lehman, Shane (Stephanie) Clark, Darren (Kristy) Clark and Kevin (Melinda) Clark and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents and loving husband of 57 years; son-in-law, Bill Clark; and daughter-in-law, Cynthia Torigiani. She is survived by her children and their families and her sister Dorothy (Joe) Panelli and many nieces and nephews. She will be deeply missed by all her family. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church on Friday November 12, 2021 at 10:00 am at 12300 Reina Rd Bakersfield CA. Please be considerate of Covid-19 and practice social distancing and wear a mask.