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Mavis L NortonSeptember 2, 1944 ~ December 12, 2017 (age 73)
Mavis L. Norton (1944 – 2017)
Mavis Lee (Poirier) Norton of Essex Junction age 73, passed away on December 12, 2017.
She was born in Burlington, VT on September 2, 1944 the daughter of Leonard M. and Bernice (Magoon) Poirier. Mavis was raised by her grandparents Leonard F. and Eunice M. Poirier of Burlington, VT.
Mavis was a graduate of Burlington (Edmunds) High School, Class of 1962. Since her graduation Mavis was actively involved in planning her high school reunions, celebrating her 50th class reunion this past summer.
Mavis was a realtor for over 40 years. She enjoyed collecting antiques and glass and doing genealogy research with her cousin and learning all about her family. Mavis loved watching her grandchildren play hockey. She was also a member of the Eastern Stars.
Mavis is survived by her husband, Ralph L. Norton. Her son Douglas (Kate) Norton and grandchildren Ryan and Cody Norton. Her daughter Melissa (Joe) Barrett and grandchildren Sam, Ben and Jordan Finkelstein and Chris and Courtney Barrett. Her siblings Sharon (Bob) Mills, Claudia (Larry) Thompson, Charles (Tina) Radloff, Glen (Diane) Radloff, James (Diana) Poirier, Gary (Pam) Poirier and her very special cousin Patty (George) Shortsleeves. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins as well as many very special friends.
Mavis was predeceased by her grandparents, Leonard F. and Eunice M. Poirier; her parents, Leonard M. (Mildred) Poirier and Bernice (Paul) McBride and special nieces Chelsea O’Sullivan and Penny Jones Plastridge.
The family would like to thank the numerous doctors, nurses, staff members and most recently Green Mountain Nursing Home and VNA for all their help, compassion and caring.
Visiting hours will be on Saturday, December 23, 2017 from 11:00am-12:00pm with a service at 12:00pm at The Corbin & Palmer Funeral Chapel, 9 Pleasant Street, Essex Junction, VT.
In Lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the American Cancer Society in memory of Mavis. www.cancer.org or The American Cancer Society: 55 Day Lane, Williston, VT 05495