PORT CHARLOTTE, FLA. – Norman P. Page, 83, beloved husband, father and friend, of Port Charlotte, Florida, formerly of Bangor, Maine, went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 24, 2014. He was born Aug. 14, 1930 in Corinth, to Gardiner Page and Martha Palmer Page.
Norman held the rank of Master Sergeant, serving in the US Air Force during the Korean and Viet Nam Wars and retiring with over 24 years of service to his country. He was the recipient of the US Air Force Air Medal. He was a member of the FPC Veteran’s Group, American Legion, VFW, Shriners and Past Patron of the Eastern Star.
He was the husband of Patti Page of 37 years. She is known as the Bell Lady. He was the father of 4 children, Darlene Thurlow Deveau, Todd Jerome Thurlow, Lorri Page Wright and Gardiner Steven Page; and nine grandchildren, Gretchen, Samuel Norman, Logan, Brenna, Emma, Braedon, Dylan, Nathan and Claire. He was the brother of Helen Holt of Dover-Foxcroft. He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Page and granddaughter, Genevieve Grace Deveau.
Graveside services 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Road 72, Sarasota, Fla., with full military honors. Those wishing to travel with the funeral procession will need to be at Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, 2405 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte, Fla., at 8:30 a.m. There will be a Memorial Service following the graveside service 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at 1st Presbyterian Church, 2230 Hariet Street, Port Charlotte, Florida. Please visit the online tribute for Norman P. Page at www.kays-ponger.com to sign the guest book and offer condolences.