Norman F. Cox

S. Glens Falls* Norman F. Cox, 92, died Sunday April 7, 2013 at Fairview Commons Nursing Home in Great Barrington, MA., following a long illness.

Norman was predeceased by his parents, Lynd and Helen (Kearns) Cox.  He was also predeceased by his wife, Selma J. Byrd in 1997 after 50 years of marriage, his daughter Jane Cox and three brothers, Lynd, Donald and Edmund Cox.

Survivors include his son, Bryant Cox and his wife Lee, of Steamboat Springs, CO, a brother the Rev. Paul C. Cox of Kattskill Bay, NY,  three sisters-in-law, Elinore Cox of Troy, Joan Cox of Quebec and Sandra Cox of Waterford; two grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Norman joined the Army in 1944, serving in the infantry during WW II in the European theater including the battle of the Ardennes, Central Europe and in Germany.  He received the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 3 bronze stars, the Army of Occupation Medal with Germany clasp and the World War II Victory Medal.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 pm, Sunday April 14, 2013 at Densmore Funeral Home Inc., 7 Sherman Ave., Corinth, NY.  A service will then be held at 6PM Sunday at the funeral home, with Rev. Paul Cox officiating. 

A Rite of Committal, with full military honors, will be held at 11 am, Monday, April 15, 2013, at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duel Road, Schuylerville, NY.

The family suggests memorials take the form of donations to St. Cecelia's Church, 3882 Main St., Warrensburg, NY 12885 or North Country Ministry, P O Box 111, North Creek, NY 12853

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