Norman Amiel LeMay

Norman Amiel LeMay

WATERTOWN — Norman Amiel LeMay, 89, of Watertown, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Norman was born February 20, 1932, in Waterbury, son of the late Fernandeau and Mary Reine (Gagnon) LeMay. A lifelong resident of Watertown, he served in the Army 1953-55 and worked for Watertown Building Supply for many years.

Norman was a former member of the Watertown Volunteer Fire Department, serving from 1958 to 1987. In his earlier years, he enjoyed bowling, playing bridge and hunting. 

As he got older his interests turned more towards fishing, boat rides, spending time on Candlewood Lake, trips to the casino, working on projects and using his chainsaw; but throughout his life, his absolute favorite thing to do was spend time with his family and friends.

Norman is survived by his daughter, Laura Hernandez and her husband, Mark, of Sherman; two sisters, Yvonne LeClair and June LeVasseur; two grandsons, Nick and Matt; his longtime friend and significant other with whom he made his home, Brenda Weems and her daughter, Danielle Weems, and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Norman was predeceased by his wife, Beverly (Lewis) LeMay; his daughter, Alison LeMay Varian; his brothers, Walter and Arthur LeMay, and his sister, Claire Stetson.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, October 15, at St. John the Evangelist Church, 574 Main St. Burial with military honors will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Calling hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 14, at Hickcox Funeral Home, 195 Main St.

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