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Norman Tapley


Norman Tapley
Following a courageous battle with cancer, Norman Cyrus Tapley of Weaver, NB, passed away peacefully at Hotel Dieu St. Joseph Hospital on July 4, 2020.

Norman was born in Everett, NB, on April 8, 1938. He was the son of the late Richard and Vivian (Porter) Tapley. Norman leaves behind his loving wife, Bernadine Tapley (Lunn); his daughters, Sandra Tapley of Oxbow, NB, Susan Zee of New York; his stepchildren, Robert Green (Karen) of Wapske, NB, Ronald Green (Karen) of Weaver, NB, Leslie Green (Anna) of Weaver, NB, Gwen Ruff (Mike) of Blue Bell, NB, Leigh Green of Weaver, NB, William Green (Theresa) of Wapske, NB, Marilyn Howe (Jeff) of Moncton, NB, Marlene Green-Storey (Dean) of Fredericton, NB, Ivy May Noble (Roger) Rusagonis, NB, Connie Wright (Kendall) of Somerville, NB; his sisters, Barbara Goodine of Plaster Rock, NB, Lena Lacey of Plaster Rock, NB, Sharon Paget (Bob) of Sisson Brook, NB, Peggy Jenkins (Preston) of Plaster Rock, NB, Patty Oleksyn (Terry) of Lamont, AB; his brothers, Richard Tapley (Dorothy) of Mississauga, ON, Cedric Tapley (Grace Anne) of Plaster Rock, NB, Roger Tapley (Colleen) of Lamont, AB; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Libby (Lynn) Mahaney of Plaster Rock, NB; along with numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Norman was predeceased by his parents; his infant daughter, Jean; his sister-in-law, Debbie Tapley; his brothers-in-law, Richard Arden, Jim Lacey, and James Goodine.

Norman was a bulldozer operator during his career. He enjoyed any outdoor activity, especially hunting and fishing. He taught all his children and grandchildren the art of hunting and fishing. Norman also enjoyed playing cards games such as 45's and cribs. He was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch # 29, of plaster Rock, NB.

Respecting Norman's wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral held. A graveside service will be held at Burntland Brook Cemetery at a later date.

For those who wish, memorial donations to the Burntland Brook Cemetery, the Victoria County SPCA, or the Mamma Bear Cancer Fund would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover and Plaster Rock, NB.
Service Location
Burntland Brook Cemetery

Burial Location
Burntland Brook Cemetery

Requested Charity
Burntland Brook Cemetery, Victoria County SPCA, or the Mamma Bear Cancer Fund