Norton, Wayne

Norton, Wayne

January 31st, 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Wayne Norton, at his residence in London, on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at the age of 69. Husband of Wendy (France). Dear father to Amanda (Dan) Hendriksen and Jill (Joel) Gillard. He was loved and will be missed by his grandchildren, Ben, Megan and Tenley; and sister-in-law, Judy Mock. Predeceased by his brother, Paul, and by his parents, Bill and Lorraine. Special thanks to dear friend, John Sherwood for his love and support during a difficult time. Wayne was a proud firefighter for 35 years for the City of London. He had a passion for motorcycling and skiing and volunteered for many years for Track 3 at Byron Ski Club. He touched many lives and will always be remembered fondly by these people. At Wayne’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral. Cremation has taken place. There will be a Celebration of Life on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at BOLER MOUNTAIN, 689 Griffith Street, London. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Wayne, to London Track 3 Ski School at Boler Mountain, would be appreciated. 

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Shauna (Head) ElloiottDear Wendy and family, So very sorry to hear about Wayne's passing. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Susan TurveyDear Wendy, I am sorry for your great loss. Please accept my condolences. You are in my prayers. Susan
Bob & Mary. HEAD Wendy & family Our sincere condolences on Wayne’s passing. May your great memories help you heal during this difficult time. Love and prayers Mary & Bob. ( Florida )
Fiona OtwayDeeply saddened at the news of Wayne's passing, Wendy. Sending you thoughts of the strength and compassion you've always shown me.
Deb K. Noële and I are so saddened to hear of Wayne’s passing. Our thoughts are with you and your daughters and grandkids.
Ed and Judy van LeeuwenVery sad news regarding Wayne's passing. Sincere condolences to all family members.
Julie RutledgeAmanda and family, so sorry for the loss of your dad. We are thinking of you all through this difficult time. Your dad was a great, caring man and will be missed by many people.
SueWendy my deepest condolences. Wayne was a fun loving guy with great commitment to his friends, family and organizations he was passionate about. He was a good friend for many years in Track 3. He will be dearly missed
Anne and Graham Clarkso sad to hear that Wayne has passed. Our condolences to the whole family.
Tom CreechFolks: So sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. I spent many a Monday evening in January and February with Wayne and Bob at the Track 3 building sharing our student experiences and many laughs, especially at pizza night.
Ellen Ashton-HaisteWendy, I'm so sorry to hear about Wayne's passing! Sending best wishes and healing thoughts to you and your family.
Fermina and Merio camarra Wayne was such a wonderful and kind neighbour. He would greet and say hello no matter how far down the street you were. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Cathy WillitsDear Wendy. I am shocked and sad to hear of your dear Wayne's passing. I am thinking of you.
Brian McCallDear Wendy, I knew Wayne from the many ski trips he organized. We was a wonderful fellow, who cared about everyone he met. He had such a great sense of humour. His service to the City was exemplary. He will be greatly missed by many. So sorry for you and your family's loss. Brian McCall.
Ann Marie RichardsonWendy and family. My heartfelt sympathy on the loss of Wayne. Your sadness will be great, but hopefully the smiles and special family remembrances will support you in this time of loss.
Carole HonsbergerWendy, my thoughts are with you and your family at this very difficult time.
Sam StephensonWendy and family. My deepest sympathy on the passing of Wayne. I worked with Wayne for many years on the LFD. He was a great co-worker, mentor, and Chief, always willing to help me on or off the job.....just a great guy, who I will truly miss.
Warren DodgsonWendy and Family I was surprised and saddened by the news of Wayne’s passing. When I was a Captain, I had the good fortune to work with Wayne during the years he was P/C on our squad at the LFD. Wayne was a valued mentor. I appreciated his wisdom, sense of humor and warmth. He was always calm under pressure and able to hear another’s point of view. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Donna ChesneyWendy, Sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. My thoughts are with you and your family.
James BryceDear Wendy, Amanda, Jill and family - my most heartfelt condolences to you on the loss of a wonderful husband, father and friend. He will be sorely missed by his many friends. May he rest in peace and be able to 'ride on in peace' as well. I'll miss our comradery as fellow motorcycling and automobile enthusiasts and his generous friendship.
Anna DundasDear Wendy, My deepest condolences and sympathy to you and your family. I’ll be keeping you in my thoughts. Anna
Sandra Andrade BaxDear Wendy, My deepest condolences to you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. So very sorry for your loss. Sandra
Sherry GrahamDear Wendy, I am so sorry. You and your family are in my thoughts.
Leonor DaCostaWendy, so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts.
Bill LawrenceWendy, I am saddened by Wayne`s sudden passing. I worked with Wayne for thirty years on the Department, retiring from the job on the same day.I have fond memories of many animated conversations with Wayne over the years.My condolences to you and your family at this very difficult time. Sincerely, Bill Lawrence
Paul & Joan Norton / GlanworthOur deepest condolences to you and your family.
KathyDear Wendy, We were so sad to hear that cousin Wayne has passed. He was a wonderful person . Wayne was like a son to my mom and I am forever grateful for that. I have many fond memories of times together when we were children. My thoughts are with you and your family.
Norma SinclairDear Wendy and family, So sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. Always a great friend and neighbor. Have many great memories in the backyard of Timber Cres. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May he rest in peace.
Cathy LoffhagenWendy, I am so sorry for your loss. My sympathies go out to you and your family.
Paul BamburyWendy & Family I just wanted to express my sincerest condolences and sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your best friend, partner and husband.
Bill Flinn Jr.Dear Wendy, Amanda, Jill and family. I was so sad to hear about Wayne's passing. I will never forget the great guy he was and some fond memories of him. Whether it was boating, ski trips, car care, or fire fighting, Wayne taught me a lot. He was a great friend and will be missed. So sorry for your loss. Bill Flinn Jr.
David & Lynda MillsWendy, we are sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. We had many good times and memories when we were young. David and Lynda
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