Obituary of Barry Hughes NORRINGTON
Barry, beloved husband of Roberta Anne Norrington (nee Rodman) of Calgary, AB, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the age of 88 years.
Barry was born in Picton, Ontario on March 2, 1931.He moved to Calgary, Alberta in 1945.
He joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1950 and served until 1955, in which time he saw two tours of duty in Korea.
Barry married Roberta in 1975. Together they raised a family and travelled all corners of the world.
Barry accomplished much throughout his life and was particularly proud of being a devoted life-member of the 264 branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. His time spent supporting the #22 RCSCC UNDAUNTED Sea Cadets brought him great fulfillment over the years.
After serving in the Navy, Barry joined AGT and retired in 1987, after 32 years of service.
Besides his loving wife Roberta, Barry is survived by his brother Brad (Angela), his sons Murray (Jane), David (Char) and his daughter Cindy (Mike), seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
Barry was predeceased by his parents Arthur and Doris Norrington, and his sister Bonnie Johnston.
Memorial Service will be held at CALGARY CREMATORIUM CHAPEL, 3219 – 4th Street NW, (within the valley of Queen’s Park Cemetery) on Monday, May 27, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank the doctors and staff on Unit 73 at Rockyview General Hospital for their efforts and care.