Norman J. Linton


Norman J. Linton, a lifelong resident of Warwick), passed away on April 13, 2012 at St. Anthony’s Hospital.  He was 83 years old.

Born on February 6, 1929 in Warwick, he was the son of the late Allan and Lenora (Keegan) Linton.

He was married to the late Irene E. (Weeden) Linton.

Mr. Linton served with the US Army Air Force during World War II and was a member of American Legion Post #214, Warwick.  He was a Foreman with Orange & Rockland Utilities, Monroe prior to retiring.  He was a member of Warwick United Methodist Church and a former member of Goshen Gremlin Radio Control Club.

For those who had the opportunity to meet him, they would have shared a smile and a laugh, almost instantly.

He is survived by his daughter, Cynthia Oates and her husband William of Warwick; a son, James Linton and his wife Carole of Warwick; four grandchildren:  Jennifer Heinen, Kelly Stroppel, Sara Humphrey and Stephanie Woodruff;  six great-grandchildren:  Joseph, Jacob, Jillian, Aiden, Adelia and Lucas;  two brothers:  Stan Linton of Warwick and Donald Linton of Summitville;  four step-grandchildren:  Carol Ann, Billie Marie, Willy & Tammy.  He was preceded in death by brothers Kenneth and Elwood, and a sister Helen Barlow.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 17th, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home,17 Oakland Ave., Warwick.  Funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday at the funeral home, followed by interment in Warwick Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to American Legion Post #214,

71 Forester Avenue, Warwick, NY 10990.


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My thoughts and prayers go out to all of Norm's family. He was a wonderful soul, full of life and laughter. May the memories of Norm get you through this tremendous loss. xoxo from the Williams and Orndorff families
Kelly Williams
Norm, Thanks for all the laughs & jokes! You were a great story & joke teller. In fact, the best! You have left an unforgettable impression on me, I miss you.
Tina Driggs
Dear Grandpa, not only were you my wonderful Grandfather, you were also my friend. I will miss our talks, and mostly our laughs. You taught me how to be strong and caring, always keeping a sense of humor about things. To me, your on a last road trip, and I will see you when I get there. Dont worry about paging right here.
My thoughts and prayers go out to you all. Every time Norm would see me, he woud love to sit and chat about all the places I had traveled to and my job, he would get such a charge out of it. He is truly a wonderful man, he had such a loving and caring side about him and just loved life in general. I am sad that I will not be able to say goodbye to him as I am traveling now, and do not know when I will be back, but know that my thoughts will be with you all during this difficult time. Your Mom was there at heavens doors to welcome him in with open arms, and know that you have 2 guardian angels watching over you. XOXOXO Sue J.
Sue Johnson
We will always remember Big Grandpa! He always put a smile on our face and made us feel welcomed! My prayers and sincerest condolences go out to all of the family!
Gonzalez Family!
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