Dennis W. Norton, 70

FULTON, NY – Dennis W. Norton, 70, of Volney, passed away on Tuesday March 24, 2015, at University Hospital in Syracuse.

Dennis W. Norton
Dennis W. Norton

A native of Fulton, he was the son of the late Earl and Dorothy Reeves Norton and was a life resident of the Volney area.

Dennis retired in 1999 as maintenance supervisor at Oswego County Department of Social Services in Mexico and he had previously worked for more than 25 years as maintenance supervisor at Pathfinder Courts in Fulton.

He served in the U.S. Air Force.

Dennis was an active member and trustee of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church in Volney.

He enjoyed his Harley Davidson motorcycles and was a founding member of the local Harley Davidson Dressers of America Association.

Dennis was well known for his handyman “fix it” ability and was often seen helping and delivering for his daughter’s floral shop, DeVine Designs.

Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Rita Mouchka Norton of Volney; two daughters, Teresa (Roy) Poudrier  and Gail (Ernie Brown) Norton all of Fulton; two grandchildren, Jonathon Beeles of Oswego and Jamie Beeles of Fulton; two brothers, Earl Norton of Hannibal and Gordon Norton of Fulton; several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton, with services 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, County Route 45, Volney.

Burial, with military honors, will be in the spring.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church or to the Salvation Army of Fulton.


  1. Rita, sorry about your loss. I always enjoyed a good visit with
    you folks, and always glad to see you both at the State Street
    Christmas eve service. Dave Rath

  2. Earl and your whole family, Sorry for your loss. Your in our prayers and thoughts.
    Bill and Eileen Brock
    Shirts and Skirts Square Dancers

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