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Normand Ortner


Normand L. Ortner, 87, of Plainville passed away in the comfort of his home with his wife, 
Laurette (Dubuc) Ortner, by his side. Normand and Laurette shared 62 loving years of marriage.

Normand was born on January 5, 1929, in New Britain, son to the late Jasper and Agnes (Chappell) Ortner. 
He was a long time resident of Plainville where he was a communicant of Our Lady of Mercy Church. 
After graduating from New Britain High School, Normand joined the United States Marine Corps 
where he proudly served our country. 

He was later drafted into the United States Army,
where he proudly served our country as a Corporal during the Korean War Conflict. 

He was honorably discharged from both branches of the military.
Normand retired as a postmaster from the United States Postal Service 
in Plainville after over 30 dedicated years of working. 

He was a Past Grand Knight, Past Faithful Navigator, & Council Advocate
for the Knights of Columbus - Council 3544
and the former president of the AARP Plainville Chapter. 

In addition to his wife, Laurette, Normand is survived by his daughters,
Susan J. Turko, of Manchester, and Denise Stepka and her companion, 
Steve, of Port Richey, FL; his sons, David Ortner and his wife, Toni, of Southington
and Michael Ortner and his wife, Ginger, of Plainville; 
his grandchildren, Matthew, Ryan, Kevin, Christopher, Jessica, Malissa, Tyler,
and Kimber; his great-grandson, Brady; his brother, 
Elwin E. Ortner, of Micco, FL; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his sister, Lillian Chandler, of New />
A Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of Normand’s life will be held
on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 10 AM at 
Our Lady of Mercy Church, 94, Broad Street, Plainville. 

Burial with full military honors will be held in Saint Joseph Cemetery in Plainville. 

Calling hours will be held prior to the funeral mass on Saturday morning
from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM at 
Bailey Funeral Home, 48 Broad Street, Plainville. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in memory of Normand
be donated to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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