Born in Moncton, he was the son of the late Clarence and the late Elodie Doucet (nee Dupuis).
Norman retired from CN Rail after a 40 year career as a Supervisor of Traffic Systems Administration and Training. He also coached minor hockey for 20 years and refereed for MAHA/CAHA Amateur Hockey Associations for 25 years.
Norman is survived by his three daughters, Bernita Boucher (Rémi) of Moncton, Monique Boudreau (Bertrand) of Shediac and Nicole Doucett of Riverview; five sons, Jerry (Judy) of Moncton, Bermond (Margaret) of Edmonton, Roger of Moncton, Serge (Sandra) of Airdrie, AB and Jules of Cap-Pelé; two sisters, Doreen Prater (John) of Florida and Elizabeth Jaillet (Junior) of Moncton; three brothers, Léonard (Mary) of Ontario, Paul (Lorraine) of Ontario and Bob (Cathy) of Fredericton; eight grandchildren, Christopher, Sabrina, Danielle, Marcel, Brandy, Ashley, Jessica and Krista; six great grandchildren, Logan, Ella, Elias, Marissa, Isabelle and Sami; and by several nieces and nephew.
Besides his parents, Norman was predeceased by his loving wife of 62 years, Bernice Doucet (Léger); three sisters, Louise Doucet (infant), Eileen Brown and Pauline Cloud; two brothers Paul (infant) and Billy; as well as his caring companion, Margaret McCrea.
As per Norman`s wishes there will be no visitation at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be held at Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix RC Church, 87 Murphy Avenue, Moncton on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 3:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Friends of Moncton Hospital (Palliative Care Unit) would be appreciated by the family.
The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.
Coopérative Funéraire Passage Funeral Co-operative
3754, Route 134
Shediac Bridge, NB
Tel: (506) 532-1050