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Mrs Mary Elizabeth Norton

April 8, 1927 ~ October 28, 2021 (age 94)

Tribute

Mary E Norton of Thomaston CT was the wife of the late Delbert E Norton.  Mrs.  Norton was born on April 8, 1927 in Woodbury CT.  She was the Daughter of the Late Nora Louise (Porter) Leavy and Harry Warner.  
Mary was raised in the foster care of Miss Bessie and Miss Anna Turner of Northfield CT.

Mrs. Norton was a former employee of Seth Thomas and the red cross working towards the Second World War Effort. She also worked for Whyco, EFI, General Data Com and the Torrington Glass company

Mary's greatest love was animals and children.   She was active in the 4-H and was an active Girl Scout Leader.  She was a State licensed childcare giver for many children in Thomaston and surrounding areas.  She is known for her rescue efforts of cats, having as many as 18 at one time, the true Cat lady.  

Mary is predeceased by her son Donald E. Norton. She leaves behind her beloved daughter Dorene E Norton-Towne and her Husband Douglas Towne of Bristol CT.  She also leaves her Daughter in-law Joie Norton of Long Island, NY.  She also leaves her Grandchildren, Desiree Carpentier, Natalie Carpentier and her boyfriend Mac Falco, Daniel Norton, Donald and Kay Norton, Jonathon and Melissa Norton, Amanda and Eddie Gieiger, Ethan Towne and Fiancé Kendra Houle.  She also leaves behind 9 Great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 4, at 11:00 A.M. at the Lyons Funeral Home 46 High St. Thomaston. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery. The family has requested that all attendees wear a mask.

In Lieu of Flowers memorial contributions may be made Mary’s name to Claws N Paws Rehabilitation Center 2389 Corbin Ave. New Britain, CT 06053.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
November 4, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Lyons Funeral Home
46 High Street
Thomaston, CT 06787

Funeral Service
Thursday
November 4, 2021

11:00 AM
Lyons Funeral Home
46 High Street
Thomaston, CT 06787

Cemetery

Hillside Cemetery

Thomaston, CT 0678

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