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Ronald James Norton

September 14, 1939 ~ November 23, 2022 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Ronald Norton, 83, of Abington passed away peacefully at home on November 23, after a long illness.  He was able to maintain his kindness and humor in his final days.  The true meaning of the greatest husband, father and papa someone could ever have. 

Ron was born on September 14, 1939 in Boston.  Born and raised in South Boston, attended Christopher Columbus High School.  Briefly attended the seminary.  Then went on to serve in the U.S. Army.  Ron was employed by Boston Edison where he ultimately met his wife, Marie. Ron received his Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University while working two jobs.  He was employed by The Commonwealth of Massachusetts as an Electrical Engineer and also worked nights at The Boston Garden for 50+ years. 

Ron’s greatest love was his family.  He was the beloved husband of the late Marie (Peavey) Norton.  Devoted father to Christine Carreiro and her husband Rui of Whitman, Denise Gaffey and her husband Jim of Roslindale, Ronnie Norton Jr and his wife Kara of Cohasset, Stephanie Shields of Whitman and Alicia O’Leary and her husband Mike of Abington.  Loving Papa to nine grandchildren: Kyle, Ryan, Maeve, Brady, Connor, Aine, Logan, Colby and Riley.  Loving brother to Joan MacQueen, Janice Kussman, the late: Stephen Norton, Peggy Coughlin, Claire Capeless, Ronnie Logan and Thomas Logan Sr.  Also, many nieces, nephews and cousins.

We will miss you Dad!

Visitation will be held at the Quealy and Son Funeral Home, 116 Adams Street, Abington on Monday November 28 from 4 to 8pm. Funeral Mass Tuesday 10:30am in St. Bridget Church, Abington. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.


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November 28, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Quealy Funeral Home
116 Adams Street
Abington, MA 02351

Funeral Mass
November 29, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Bridget Church (Plymouth Street)

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Ronald Norton

September 14, 1939-November 23, 2022

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