Saturday, December 19, 2009

Norman G. Drew (December 13, 2009)

Norman G. Drew, 92, of Greenville, passed away Sunday morning, December 13, 2009 at Heartland of Greenville.

He was born in Ansonia, son of the late Arthur and Pearl (Lawrence) Drew. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Audrey (Loy) Drew in 1965; his second wife, Margaret Drew in 2000; a son, Larry Drew in 1983; an infant daughter; brothers, Arno, Roy and Marley Drew; and sisters, Freda Hunt, Jean Falknor and Melvina Wentworth.

A retired farmer, Norman founded the Wildcat Woods Campground which he ran until his retirement in 1981. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite.

He is survived by his children, Richard (Sally) Drew of Greenville and Janet (Jack) Shives of Lake Placid, FL; grandchildren, Lora Alberto, Lynda Agee, Rodney Drew, Randall Drew, Kimberly (Shives) Harless, Scott Shives, Ron Shives, Todd Shives, Mark Shives and Susan (Shives) McCarta; numerous great and great great grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Kahn of Florida.

Private services were held at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial followed in the Teegarden Cemetery near Ansonia.

The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be given to the State of the Heart Hospice.