Joan Norton Obituary

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Joan V Norton

July 21, 1923 - December 9, 2012
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Joan Viola Norton, 89, of Skowhegan, passed away on Sunday December 9, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family and friends. She was born July 21, 1923 in Natick, MA, the daughter of Richard T. Young and Velma A (Otte) Young. She graduated from Bath High School, she graduated from St. Mary Nursing College in Lewiston with a degree in Nursing and she also attended one year at Yale University for Surgical Nursing. Joan married Nelson Norton February 4, 1948; he passed on September 25, 1983. Joan worked many years as a Registered Nurse at the Redington Fairview General Hospital in Skowhegan. She was a past member of the Somerset...
Joan Viola Norton, 89, of Skowhegan, passed away on Sunday December 9, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family and friends.
She was born July 21, 1923 in Natick, MA, the daughter of Richard T. Young and Velma A (Otte) Young.
She graduated from Bath High School, she graduated from St. Mary Nursing College in Lewiston with a degree in Nursing and she also attended one year at Yale University for Surgical Nursing.
Joan married Nelson Norton February 4, 1948; he passed on September 25, 1983.
Joan worked many years as a Registered Nurse at the Redington Fairview General Hospital in Skowhegan.
She was a past member of the Somerset Samplers in Skowhegan. She enjoyed reading, quilting, and she loved spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her three children; Leah Tessier of Skowhegan, Sherl Chouinard of Skowhegan, Joe Norton and his wife Leigh of Belgrade, four grandchildren; Tracey, Barrett, Corey and AJ, seven great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, three children; Latchia Norton, Arlyce Jewell, and Beth Norton, three brothers; Richard, George and Robert Young, two grandchildren; Duncan Chouinard and Alex Jewell.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday December 15, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church, Water St., Skowhegan, Maine, with Father John Mazzei officiating. A burial will be held in the spring at the Calvary Cemetery in Skowhegan.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Ave., Skowhegan, Maine.
Donations may be made in Joan's memory to the Senior Spectrum Somerset Center, 30 Leavitt St. #1, Skowhegan, Maine 04976

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