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John W. Normington, Jr.

Posted By Bill On May 22, 2021 @ 11:41 am In Obituaries | 3 Comments

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1942-2021

Danielson – John W. Normington, Jr., 79, of Maple Ct., died Thursday, May 20, 2021 at day Kimball Hospital.  He was the loving husband of the late Carol (Joslin) Normington.  Born in Quincy, MA, he was the son of the late John and Mavis (Barnes) Normington, Sr.

Mr. Normington lived most of his life in Putnam and Killingly and was a graduate of the Killingly High School class of 1961. After graduation John joined the U.S. Army where he was a military policeman. Upon being honorably discharged he continued his love of law enforcement by becoming a Connecticut State Police officer and K-9 handler.

John will be missed by his family and friends; he was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins and was a dedicated member of the Putnam Lodge of Elks and the Morish Lodge 15 AF &AM in Brooklyn.

He is survived by his son, John W. Normington, III of Killingly; his siblings, Kenneth B. Normington and his wife Jane Iddings of AZ and Sheila Furlong Yarosh and her husband Frederick of NY; his grandchildren, Samantha M. Normington of Enfield, and Dawson J. Normington of Killingly, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday, May 29, 2021, at 1:00PM in East Thompson Cemetery, E. Thompson Rd., Thompson, CT. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. Memorial donations in John’s name may be made to the Putnam Lodge of Elks, 63 Emond St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.

 


Condolences for the family of “John W. Normington, Jr.”

Condolence from Joseph Chauvin on May 25th, 2021 2:52 pm

My Deepest Sympathy to John’s Family

Condolence from Ed Langway on May 26th, 2021 4:46 pm

Condolence to John family R I P JOHN

Condolence from Maryanne Nolin on June 1st, 2021 3:10 pm

I was A neighbor of Bill’s. I rarely saw Mr. Northington but every now and then we would cross paths for a friendly hoody do. I saw him a time or two in the grocery store and would offer a ride home. He politely always said no thank you. I knew him as a stoic and humble soul who was quite and cared about people and the wildlife that would frequent his bird feeders and he helped the feral cats. He will be missed. Nice and quiet. Neighbors are a rarity in our world today!

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