BETHANY — Norman W. Simpson Jr., 66, passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016 at Yale New Haven Hospital.
Norman was born June 1, 1950 in Waterbury, the son of the late Norman W. and Karin E. (Johnson) Simpson Sr. He was a lifelong Bethany resident who enjoyed hiking and backpacking.
Norman is survived by his brothers, Jay W. Simpson and his wife, Ruth, of Beacon Falls, and Paul E. Simpson of Bethany; his nieces and nephews, Jillian, Jay, Patrick, Victoria and Sean.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 14 Salem St., Naugatuck. Friends are asked to meet directly at church and there are no calling hours. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. The Alderson-ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck is assisting with arrangements.
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