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November 20th, 1940 - February 24th, 2023

Passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, on Friday February 24th, 2023, at 82 years of age.

Loving husband of Linda (nee Otter) for 57 years. Beloved father of Jeff (Beth), Rick (Heather) and Mark (Cindy). Proud Opa of Brittany (Cory), Jessica (Ryan), Cody, Jeffrey (Miranda), Nicholas (Shay), Jacob (Emily) and Diana. Great-Opa of Keith. Norm immigrated from the Netherlands at the age of 9 with his family. He met his wife Linda at Bethel CRC. At the church he volunteered more than 30 years as a Cadet Counsellor. He retired from CN Railways. In his retirement he enjoyed camping, woodworking, and volunteering at the Newmarket Museum and Farmer’s Market.

Funeral service at Bethel CRC 333 Davis Drive on Friday, March 3rd at 11 am. Private interment at Newmarket Cemetery. On-line condolences may be made at

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