Born January 2, 1926 in Alameda, California, enter peacefully into rest on March 5, 2019 in San Lorenzo, California. Life member of VFW, Chapter 7636, where he frequently volunteered for fundraisers. Norman supervised the adult lunchtime gym program, SHAPE, for the City of San Leandro Rec. Dept. for 30 years. Met his sweetheart, Dorothy Silva, who became his wife of 38 years, while managing, teaching and performing for the Veloz and Yolanda Dance Studio. Norman belonged to dance clubs and enjoyed dancing well into his eighties. He enjoyed leisure travel throughout the US, Europe and especially Ireland to visit his Irish relatives. Member of the US Army’s 28th Infantry Regiment, “The Black Lions”, which participated in the Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe Campaigns of World War II. Funeral Services will held on March 15th, 2019 at 11am at Receiving Chapel of Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery, 26320 Mission Blvd., Hayward, Ca.