Posted May 08, 2011, at 7:53 p.m.

ROCKPORT – Norman L. Braley, 81, husband of Joyce Downs Braley, went home to be with his Lord, Saturday, May 7, 2011. Friends and relatives are invited to visit 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, at South Hope Community Church, Main Street, Route 17, South Hope. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to South Hope Community Church, 142 Main St., Hope, ME 04847. To share a memory or story with Norman’s family, please visit his online guest book at