Bruce Edwin Norris, 65, of South Connellsville, handed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, at his dwelling.
He was born Aug. 8, 1955, in Connellsville, a son of the late Carl Cecil and Ethel Marie (Shupe) Norris.
He was a member of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Connellsville, for a few years.
As soon as he graduated from highschool, Bruce was employed by Anchor Glass for greater than 30 years, the place he labored as a tow motor operator and a supervisor. He met his spouse, Anita, throughout his employment there.
Bruce attended Penn State Mont Alto College, the place he obtained an affiliate diploma in forestry, and attended Triangle Tech, the place he obtained his affiliate diploma in CAD. He used his CAD diploma for a number of years at Bechtel Energy Corp., then was later employed by way of Duraloy Know-how as a lab technician. He was the previous president of Glass Cap Federal Credit score Union.
Bruce was a member of the Friday Night time Yough Bowling League. He loved gardening and had a inexperienced thumb, not like his spouse and daughters. He beloved fishing having simply obtained his lifetime license; John Wayne westerns; Star Trek; motion pictures; and crossword puzzles. Bruce was a tough employee and handyman. He crafted and did stunning woodworking, stained glass, paper quilling and a lot extra.
To Bruce, his household was crucial factor. Most not too long ago, he loved spending time together with his sonsin regulation, who had been the sons he by no means had. He seemed ahead to the summer time household reunion, vacation gatherings and any celebration with household.
Bruce is survived by his loving spouse, Anita (Hustek) Norris of Connellsville, to whom he was married for 30 years; beloved daughters, Katlyn Cramer and husband Jerry of Pittsburgh and Christine Gida and husband Justin of South Connellsville; one stunning grandbaby on the best way; beloved adopted granddaughter, Katie Lynn Keefer, who adored her Pap-Pap since he started babysitting her at six and one-half months outdated; siblings, Jackie Zinn of West Virginia, Nancy Oja and husband Peter of Arizona, and Barb Norris and husband Jeff Dorcik of Arizona; sisters-in-law, Marie Hustek and Mary Alice Brightwell of Belle Vernon, Sis Dietrich of Tionesta, and Donna Hustek of Scottdale; brother-in-law, Mike Yatsko of Connellsville; many particular cousins, nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews; and his cats, Tess and Mariah.
Along with his mother and father, he was preceded in dying by his brothers-in-law, George Zinn, Thomas Hustek, Joseph Hustek and Timothy Hustek; sisters in-law, Julie Hustek and Monica Yatsko; aunt, Libby Enos and husband Joseph; and uncle, Don Shupe.
Household and mates can be obtained from 2-8 p.m. Thursday within the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME INC., 418 N. Pittsburgh St., Connellsville, PA 15425. Extra visitation can be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., when Prayers of Switch can be held.
A Mass of Christian Burial will instantly comply with at 1 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Connellsville, with the Rev. Fr. Paul Lisik as Celebrant.
Personal committal will comply with at St. John Roman Catholic Cemetery, Connellsville, with the instant household solely.
In following with COVID-19 mandates, masks are necessary to be worn within the funeral dwelling, on the church and on the cemetery always, and social distancing pointers have to be adopted.
When you want to go away a web based condolence for the household, please go to our web site: www.paulgfinkfuneralhome.com.