Obituaries

Carl D. Norton, 87, of Bridport

CARL D. NORTON

BRIDPORT — Carl Norton, 87, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022, at home with family by his side.

He was born April 10, 1935, in Bridport, Vt., the son of Hubert and Rheuby (Harris) Norton. 

Carl was born and raised in Bridport, where he attended school, and graduated from Middlebury High School. Carl was hard-working and dedicated much of his life to various roles within the town of Bridport. He was road commissioner for over 40 years. He was a lifetime member of the Bridport Fire Department, holding the title of chief for almost 30 years, and also served as president for the county. Over the years, he has earned many awards and recognition for his commitment to both the town and fire department. He was an avid sports fan and loved watching baseball and NASCAR racing.

He is survived by his four daughters and their husbands, Debbie (Paul) Many, Diane (Mike) Many, Dawn (Todd) Reed, and DeeDee (Larry) Fleming; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; his loving partner, Rebecca Huestis and her family; and cousin Betty Lou Wessell and her family.

He was predeceased by his wife Beverly and his parents.

A graveside service will take place on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 11 a.m., at the Bridport Central Cemetery. Luncheon to follow at The Town of Bridport Highway Department-Carl Norton Facility.

Per Carl’s request please omit flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the Bridport Fire Department at P.O. Box 125, Bridport, VT 05734. 

Arrangements are under the direction of the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home. Online condolences at www.sandersonfuneralservice.com.◊

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