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Bruce Norris

Bruce Norris

February 6, 2022

Bruce Norris

NORRIS, Bruce – Suddenly at the Louise Marshall Hospital in Mount Forest on Sunday, February 6, 2022 in his 82nd year. Loving father of Deb Hewson (Jim), Cathy Morris, and Diane Ruff (Brent). Dear grandfather of Tara (Paul), Robyn (Dan), Jason (Sophie), Jayme, Matt, Amanda (Corey), Nicole (Colin), and Cody (Melissa) and great-grandfather of Madden, Kayten, Thomas, Ariana, Ryan, Avaree and Brayden. Survived by his sisters Eilene Langridge (Thompson) and Lorna Core (Bill). Sadly missed by his friend Sue Kostal as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Remembered by the mother of his children, Joyce Norris. 

Bruce was the Chief Bylaw Officer for the Town of Caledon for over 35 years and also farmed in Albion Township (now the Township of Caledon). He had a passion for racehorses and was involved with standard breed racing for over 40 years. Bruce never went anywhere without a comb; he always looked his best which earned him the nickname “Pretty Boy”. 

A celebration of Bruce’s life will be held at the Albion Bolton Community Centre, 150 Queen Street South, Bolton on Saturday, February 12, 2022. The family will welcome friends between 12:00-3:00 p.m. and extended family between 3:30-6:00 p.m. Proof of full vaccination and identification is required and masks are mandatory. Covid protocols will be in place. Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell or are a close contact of a presumed or positive case. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to the SickKids Foundation or the Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest. 


Brent, Diane and family,

We were so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing Diane. Please know we are thinking of you all at this most difficult time. Sending hugs and kisses.

Cathy & Jim

— Jim & Cathy Van Noort, February 15, 2022

So saddened to hear of Bruce's passing
May all your treasured memories help you through this most difficult time
Bruce was like a ray of sunshine when he came in our office always had an adventure to us about
He had such a carefree positve outlook

Alverna Winger

— Alverna Winger, February 14, 2022

My Condolences to Bruce's family
I met him through mutual friends and used to bump into him in Mount Forest after he had moved there.

— Al Hunkeler, February 12, 2022

Deb and family, we send our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time, Bruce had become a good friend since moving to Mt Forest, remember the good times and great memories.

— Dan and Kim Yake, February 12, 2022

Debbie, Cathy, Diane, Joyce and families.
We send hugs and prayers to all of you at this difficult time. I have fond memories of the smiles that Bruce would put on Mom’s face at family reunions and when he would visit her. She also followed his horses in the paper and when she got out to the races. We hope you will find joy in the memories of Bruce.

— Linda and Dale Stevanus, February 11, 2022

Sorry to hear of your loss. Many years of memories and friendship. Thinking of all your family.

— Donna and Frank and Family, February 11, 2022

Sorry to hear of the passing 0f Bruce Norris, great guy, will be missed.

— Albert Moore (Bert), February 11, 2022

Debbie, Cathy, Diane and Families:
Our condolences on Bruce’s passing. We’ve had many good, fun times with Pretty Boy and will cherish the memories. He will be missed!
Norm and Karen Mason

— Norm and Karen Mason, February 11, 2022

My sincere sadness to Debbie, Diane, Cathy and Joyce and all the families. It is hard and we need each other to lean on and be with in the hard times. I send my heartfelt sorry from Florida and won’t be there for all of right now. Please accept my prayers and condolences o all. Love Judy Kurtz

— Judy Kurtz, February 11, 2022

Our deepest sympathy to the family. He will be missed, a life well lived.

— Doug and Carolyn Leith, February 11, 2022

Dear Diane, Cathy, Deb, & family,
Keeping you in my thoughts & prayers during this sad time, & holding onto the good memories spent with your family years ago.
Sheila (Stewart) Paradi

— Sheila Paradi, February 10, 2022

Dear Deb ,Cathy& Dianne
Warm condolences to you as you deal with your Father's Passing . Good memories of times associated with Macville when we were at the corner of King and Coleraine . Extend sincere regards to your Mom.

— Murray Stewart, February 10, 2022

Our deepest sympathies to you Deb and your family.
We are so very sorry to hear this news. We are so glad to have known your dad, he was such a kind and gentle man.
May he rest in peace.
Sending lots of love prayers and strength to you and your family. ❤️🙏❤️🙏❤️🙏

— Kevin and Donna Murphy, February 10, 2022

Dear Norris family

Randy and I are very sorry to hear the news of Bruce's passing. We send our love to you all in this time of sorrow. You are in our thoughts.
Love Randy and Susan

— Randy and Susan Smart, February 10, 2022

My deepest condolences to the family. Bruce always kept in close contact with his friends .A lot of people will miss that gesture.

— Ian Francis, February 10, 2022

The Norris Family,
Our deepest sympathies to your family.
I first met Bruce from many visits to my family home (Bob and Betty), and weekends at the cottage over the years.
I was shocked to learn of his passing. Bruce was always entertaining and will truly be missed by all he knew him.

Fran and Terry

— Fran and Terry, February 10, 2022

Deb, Jim and Family.
Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
Valerie Cheaney

— Valerie Cheaney, February 10, 2022

The Norris family,
Thinking of you at this difficult time. Cherish your memories.
Our deepest condolences.

— Dean & Margo, February 9, 2022

Debbie, Cathy, Diane and families,

After many decades of friendship with your dad we will miss the drop-in visits and many chats on the phone.
Our deepest condolences.
Bob & Beth Shaw

— Bob & Beth Shaw, February 9, 2022

Dear Deb Jim and family we are sorry to hear about Bruce. He will be greatly missed by all that had the pleasure to know him. Doug and Brenda Hawkrigg

— Doug & Brenda Hawkrigg, February 9, 2022

I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. Please accept my sincere condolences. 😥💕

— Tina Yorkston, February 9, 2022

Dear Deb, Jim & Family. We were saddened to hear of your Dad's passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this difficult time.

— Jim & Karen Bodendistle, February 9, 2022

We were saddened to hear about the passing of Bruce. Our condolences to all his family.
CArl and Linda Tiveron

— Carl Tiveron, February 9, 2022

Dear Deb, Cathy, Dianne and families: Thinking of you at this sad time. Wishing you peace and comfort. Carol, Roger and family.

— Carol and Roger Woods, February 9, 2022

Dianne, Brent and family.
We were so sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad, Dianne. It is always hard to loose a parent. Thinking of you and your family at this time.
Rick and Linda Ruff
Jennifer and Rob Savard
Shawn and Joanna Ruff

— Rick and Linda Ruff, February 9, 2022

We are so very sorry for your loss. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers.

— Jess Lipsett and Paula Richardson, February 9, 2022

Debbie,Kathy,Diane and families, sorry to hear about the passing of your dad may the memories you have help to comfort you at this difficult time. Catherine Crawford.

— Catherine Crawford, February 9, 2022

Dear Debbie and Jim
We were so sad to hear of your Dad's passing, our sympathy is with you and your family during this difficult time.
Rod and Gaye White

— Gaye White, February 9, 2022

Joyce, Deb, Cathy and Diane,
So sorry to hear of your loss. Your fond memories of him will help you get through this difficult time.
Sending hugs to everyone.
Gary and Patty Hobbs

— Patty Hobbs, February 9, 2022

Dear Lorna and the Norris Family,
I am saddened to hear of your loss. I remember the happy times, that my brother Harold, Bruce, Lorna and I had in our high school years in Bolton. Bruce was always such a happy young man, He will surely be missed. May he Rest In Peace.

— Sharon (O’Brien) O’Sullivan, February 9, 2022

So sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad, Bruce. We extend our condolences. Herb and Lynn Fuller.

— Herb and Lynn Fuller, February 9, 2022

Deb,Cathy and Dianne our deepest condolences to you and your families on the loss of your Dad and Grandfather. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Wendy and Ken.

— Ken and Wendy Richardson, February 9, 2022

Debbie, Cathy, Diane
My sincere condolences to all the Norris family at this most difficult time

— Joyce Burstow, February 9, 2022

So sorry about your Dad passing Debbie. Our thoughts are with your family.

— Mary and Paul Dowling, February 9, 2022

Debbie, Jim and family,
Very sorry to hear about your Dad’s passing Debbie.
Your Dad lived life too it’s fullest, and family was important making many great memories !
Keep those memories close during this difficult time!
Our deepest sympathies to you and your family .💔

— Julie Wilson, February 9, 2022

GOD SPEED BRUCE, Gone but will never be forgotten !

— BOB NICHOLAS, February 9, 2022

Sorry for loss Condolences Cathy to you and your family

— Barry Death, February 9, 2022

So sorry to hear this sad news, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Our deepest condolences.
The Morrison’s

— Susan Morrison, February 9, 2022

The loss of a father is always difficult. Hoping that you all find comfort in the memories that you have of your Dad. Please accept our sincerest condolences.

— Glen and Debbie Davis, February 8, 2022

Our sincerest condolences on the loss of Bruce. He always had a story and a laugh and will be missed.

— Bob & Tom Johnston & family, February 8, 2022

Please accept our deepest sympathy on the sudden loss of your dear father, grandfather and friend; from the stories we have heard he deserves the title "a life well lived". Hang on to and treasure each imprint he left in your hearts.
Ed & Betty

— Ed & Betty, February 8, 2022

Our deepest condolences to the entire Family. Pretty Boy will greatly missed and fondly remembered by our family.

— Wayne Innis & Family, February 8, 2022

Our sincere condolences to the family for your loss. I have many fond memories of Pretty Boy while working with him at the Town of Caledon and on a personal basis.

Brian and Shirley Whetstone

— Brian and Shirley Whetstone, February 8, 2022

We are sorry to hear of Bruce's passing. Our thoughts are with the family.

Bob & Cynthia Cook

— Bob Cook, February 8, 2022

We are so sad to hear of the passing of one our newer neighbours. Bruce always stopped for a chat and was ready to lend a helping hand if needed. He will be missed by so many people.
Mary & Bob Dippel

— Mary Allen, February 8, 2022

Dear Debbie, Jim and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father Debbie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

— Donna & Dave Meyer, February 8, 2022

Debbie,Cathy,Diane and family. Karen and I are so sorry to hear about Bruce our sincere Condolences to the family our thought are with you all

— Gord Gage, February 8, 2022

Deb, Jim and Family
We were sorry to hear of Bruce's passing. Sending our thoughts and prayers to everyone. Bruce was great to stop and chat whenever he saw us. He will be missed.
Pat and Diane Horrigan

— Pat and Diane Horrigan, February 8, 2022

Dear Deb and Jim and family,
So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing Deb. May you take take comfort in your Memories.

Dan and Lori Reeves

— Dan and Lori Reeves, February 8, 2022

Deepest condolences to all. We will miss his regular visits. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Steve and Jeannette Hayward

— Steve Hayward, February 8, 2022
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