Norman proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during peace time. He retired from Emery Worldwide as a truck driver, after 30 years. Norman was an active member of The Brunswick Eagles, American Legion #610 and St. Colette Catholic Church. He enjoyed spending his time outdoors hunting and fishing.
Norman leaves behind to mourn, his beloved wife of 45 years, Bernadette (nee Tomazin); loving children, Kimberly, Kevin and Brian Ponge, and Sherri (Mark) Price; treasured grandchildren, Angela, Steven, Ryan, Marisa, Olivia and Dominic; and step-father, Louis Zupancic.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Dylan.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 3300 Center Rd., Brunswick, 44212. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 9:30 A.M. at St. Colette Catholic Church, 330 W. 130th St., Brunswick, 44212. Military burial will follow at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.
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