Norman J. Bartz
Norman J. Bartz, 83, of Alexander, passed away at home on Thursday, August 5, 2021.
Norman was born on July 31, 1938 in Batavia. Norman is predeceased by parents, Anthony and Theresa Bartz, Richard and infant brother Gary Paul. Survived by wife, Norma (Brown) Bartz; son, Gary of Bradenton, FL; daughters, Paula (Joseph) Dean of Macedon, Lisa Wall of Alexander, Jodi (Robert) Hollwedel of Bethany; grandchildren Jacqueline (Raymond) Santiago, Samantha (John) Bauer, Rachael (Matthew) McShea, Mandy (Jeffrey) Sanford, Emily Dean, Kirk Hollwedel; great-grandchildren Delaney and Teagan McShea. Norman is also survived by sisters Eloise Brown, Patricia (Larry) MacConnell; brother Gerald Bartz; sisters-in-law Rose Bartz, Marcia (late Harold) Brown, Peggy (Joseph) Pfalzer; several nieces, nephews and cousins; along with furry friends, Miller and Heidi.
Norm married his high school sweetheart, Norma on October 4, 1958, and were married just short of 63 years. Norm worked in the milk bottling industry for 24 years and retired from the maintenance department at BOCES. Norm was especially proud of his 2 ½ acre lawn. He was a life member of the Alexander Fire Department and a third degree member of Knights of Columbus Council 2240. Norm enjoyed bowling, horseshoes and golfing and experienced a hole-in-one in 1992. He also had a keen sense of humor.
Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 from 4 to 7 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011. A 10:30 AM Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Mary Immaculate Parish, Immaculate Conception site, Rt. 63, East Bethany, NY. He will be laid to rest in St. Vincent’s Cemetery, Attica.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alexander Fire Department, PO Box 336, Alexander, NY 14005 or to Volunteers for Animals, PO Box 1621, Batavia, NY 14020. To leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011.