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Philip P. Norton, 96, born in Wellsville NY


Passed away on May 17, 2023 at age 96. Predeceased by his daughter Terry Vittore, brothers Fred, Don and Bruce and sister Annabelle. He is survived by his beloved wife of 71 years Joyce, son Paul (Kyle Bunce), and daughter Amy (Joe) Lancaster, son-in-law Don Vittore, grandchildren Katy Lancaster, Robin (Anthony) Viscuse, Laura (Jim) Pelow, Mark (Amanda) Vittore, 10 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.

He was born on February 15, 1927 in Wellsville, NY. He served in the Merchant Marines & U.S. Navy during WWII. He graduated from Utica Tech, and was the manager of several Woolworth stores in the northeast. He spent 32 years as a buyer at Sibley’s department store.

Calling hours will be Monday 5/29 from 2-4pm at Dierna Funeral Home 2309 Culver Rd. Private Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville, NY.

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