Michael J. Norton 1947-2013

GIRARD – Michael J. Norton, 65, passed away early Monday morning, April 1, 2013, at University Hospital in Cleveland due to complications from heart surgery.

Michael was born May 8, 1947, in Youngstown, the son of Roy Jr. and Margaret Ennett Norton.

Mike served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He retired from General Electric at the Niles Glass Plant and was a member of St. Rose Church in Girard.

Mr. Norton leaves his wife, Theresa M. Pekar Norton; two daughters, Shannon Scoville of Girard and Shane Norton of Austintown; a son, Shaun Norton of Columbus; and three grandchildren.

A brother is deceased.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown.

Funeral services will begin 9:15 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Rose Church.

Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Austintown.