Passed away suddenly on January 16, 2024, at RVH in Barrie, Ontario. He was born on December 23, 1958, in St. Catharines, Ontario.
Norman's sudden passing has left a deep void in the hearts of his loved ones. He is survived by his devoted wife Ronnye Morris, as well as their daughters Tiffany Morris, Tanya Knopp, Angella Morris, and Shantel Menzies. Norman was the cherished grandfather of Diana, Mikail, Emily, Dominic, Dreden, and Flora. He will also be especially missed by his faithful companion, Luna, his dog who stood beside him through thick and thin.
From a young age, Norman showed an affinity for the outdoors and spent many hours casting his fishing line into lakes and rivers. It was during these peaceful moments that he found solace and tranquility at the water’s edge.
In addition to fishing, Norman possessed a remarkable talent for wood and stone carving. His hands to transform raw materials into intricate works of art. Norman's creations brought beauty and inspiration those fortunate enough to witness them. Not content with just one artistic outlet, Norman the world of painting as well. With a brush in hand, he would lose himself among vibrant colors and create captivating scenes that seemed to come alive on canvas. His artwork was not only visually striking but also evoked profound emotions within those who beheld it. Norman also had a green thumb. He could take any almost-dead plant, and bring it back to flourishing even better than before.
As we bid farewell to Norman, let us celebrate the life of a man who brought joy, creativity, and warmth to all those around him. Although he may no longer be physically present, the memories shared and the impact he made continue to resonate within our hearts. Norman's legacy will endure, a testament to a life well-lived.
Rest in peace, dear Norman, knowing that your spirit will forever guide and inspire us.
As per Norman's wishes, cremation has taken place, and there will be no services. If desired, donations made to the Canadian Mental Health Association, Epilepsy Canada, Heart & Stroke Foundation, or Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated and may be arranged by clicking below.
Canadian Mental Health Association: https://mps.cmha.ca/
Epilepsy Canada: https://epilepsyontario.org/donate/
Heart & Stroke Foundation: https://www.heartandstroke.ca/
Canadian Cancer Society: https://cancer.ca/en/contact-us