EAST FAIRFIELD – Norman L. Garrett, age 84, passed away Monday, April 25, 2016 at the Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans.

He was born in Fairfield on Jan. 12, 1932 to the late Howard and Agnes (Cotnoir) Garrett.

Norman married Cecile Gendron in 1951. He worked most of his life in the grain business. His hobbies included carpentry, playing cards, snowmobiling and gardening. Norman also loved to travel; they would go to Florida and Maine every year. He loved all of his nieces and nephews just like they were his own children, every one of them felt welcome when they came to visit.

He leaves behind his wife of 65 years, Cecile Garrett; a sister, Gyneth Fortin and her husband, Roy, of Sheldon Springs; a sister-in-law, Rose Lamothe of St. Albans and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, Norman was predeceased by his siblings, Harold, Blanche, John, Freda, Hilda, Leona and Norma.

Visitation will be Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, April 29, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony’s / St. George’s Catholic Church, Route 36, East Fairfield with Fr. William Giroux officiating. Interment will follow in Sanderson Corners Cemetery in Fairfax.

For those who wish, contributions in Norman’s memory may be made to East Fairfield Women’s Auxiliary, c/o Judy Bryce, P.O. Box 53, East Fairfield, VT 05448.

Condolences may be sent through www.spearsfuneralhome.com.