Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre, surrounded by his loving family. Norman was born in St. John’s, NL, he was the son of the late Mary Lake and Otis Ritchie. He was also predeceased by his grandparents, Joseph and Hester Lake.
Leaving to mourn, his loving and kind hearted wife, Annie of 54 years; his daughters, Darlene (Curtis), Valerie (Brendan), Pamela (Brian), Norma Jean (John); grandchildren, Brendon (Elizabeth), Tao (Riley), Sophia, Chris (Rachel), Lisa (Nathan) Zander and Emma; great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Jaya, Curtis and Charlie and numerous other relatives and friend. A special thank you to his brother, Wayne (Juanita), sister, Deborah and the staff from 3N PCU.
Dad enjoyed life in his country home, surrounded by nature, wildlife, fishing, hunting and riding his quad. He had a passion for singing (he had such an amazing voice), playing guitar with family and friends and listening to his music. Cremation has taken place. Visitation, to share stories and memories of Dad, to take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Sunday-15-Jul from 4-9pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to NL Lung Association.
Rest easy Dad, we will miss you forever.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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