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Norman "Norm" Tousey

August 17, 1949 — October 25, 2021


Norman “Norm” E. Tousey

Norm E. Tousey, age 72 of West Springfield, Pa. died peacefully on Monday morning, October 25, 2021 at Pleasant Ridge Manor, Girard, Pa. where he was recently residing.

Norm was born on August 17, 1949 in Erie, Pa., the son of the late Norman “Red” D. and Stella L. (Furey) Tousey.

Norm graduated from Erie Tech Memorial where he had been active on the Swimming and Water Polo Team. He then went on to study and graduate from the Culinary Hospitality Management Program at Mercyhurst College. Norm was a “go-getter” and not afraid to try anything. He could fix practically anything that needed fixing. He was a Past-President of the Northwestern Pennsylvania Walleye Assoc. He was also a dedicated volunteer fireman at both the Greenfield and West Ridge Fire Depts. He served the position of Lieutenant at West Ridge from 1975-1984. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and helping a friend with drag racing cars. He especially enjoyed all of his grandchildren.

Besides his parents, Norm was preceded in death by two sisters, Donna Tousey and Sharon Haggerty and a brother, Michael Tousey and a brother-in-law, David Thomas.

He is survived by his daughter, Jo-Anne (Jay) Lockhart and a son, Norman “Chuck” (Mindi Cline) Tousey, four sisters: Penny (Jim) Field, Valorie Thomas, June Ann (Earl) Zimmerman, and Hally Lasch and a brother-in-law, Herman Haggerty. He is also survived by three brothers: David (Terrie) Tousey, Bruce (Rita) Tousey, and George (Janet) Tousey and his step-mother, Barb Tousey and several nieces and nephews along with four grandchildren: Danyelle, Brandon, Marc, and Collin and two great-grandchildren: Ryleigh and Kolten.

A Life Celebration Memorial Service will be held in Norm’s honor on Monday, November 1, 2021 at 4 p.m. at the Jean Evans Thompson Funeral Home, 11883 Main Street, East Springfield, Pa., with Pastor Bob Klingler of the Franklin Center United Methodist Church, officiating.

Memorial Donations may be made In Memory and Honor of LT. Norm Tousey to the West Ridge Vol. Fire Dept., 3142 West 26th St., Erie, PA 16506.

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Celebration of Life Memorial Service

Monday, November 1, 2021

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Jean Evans Thompson Funeral Home

East Springfield, PA

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