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Charles Norton

August 7, 2019

U.S. Veteran


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Charles Norton

August 7, 2019


Charles Norton, 83, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 7, 2019.


He was born in Hanover Township, a son of the late Jacob and Theresa Norton.  He served with the 109th Field Artillery.  Charles was formerly employed as a carpenter in the local construction industry, having worked for Rothstein Construction and Murray’s Construction.  He was later employed at Volunteers of America.


Charles enjoyed bow hunting, fishing, roller skating, motorcycles and working.  He always had a way of making conversation with anyone he met.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  He will be sadly missed by everyone who knew him.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Edward Norton.


Charles is survived by his wife of 52 years, Angeline Sandra (Corrigan) Norton and by his children, Michelle Kunkle and her husband, John, Hunlock Creek; Charles Norton and his wife, Kim, Wilkes-Barre and Lisa Natishan and her companion, Michael Clarke, Swoyersville; grandchildren, Jessica Kunkle and her fiancé Kyle Burke, Michael Kunkle, Jodie Norton and her companion, Chris Robinson, Jared Davis and Ethan Natishan ; sisters, Jean Olshefski, Cathy Hoffman, Linda Ritter and Helen Kealber; nieces and nephews.



Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 4 pm from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.  Rev. Carol E. Coleman will officiate.


Family and friends may call on Saturday from 2-4pm at the funeral home.


Online condolences may be sent by visiting Charles’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.