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Funeral Wednesday for Norman P. Dean Jr., 60

An honorary policeman in Framingham, he read “roll call” on his birthday for many years.

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Norman P. Dean, Jr., “Stormin Norman”, age 60, of Framingham, died Friday, June 20, 2014 at the MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham.

Born in Brockton he was the son of Shirley M. (Bruce) Dean of Framingham and the late Norman P. Dean, Sr.

“Stormin Norman” as he was know by his CB Handle was a graduate of Keefe Technical High School class of 1975.

He worked for many years as a custodian for many local nursing homes in the Framingham area until 1991.

He has been a constant in the Framingham and Natick emergency community for many years. His love for the Framingham Police and Fire Department as well as the Natick Police Department was well known as he was a constant visitor to the departments. 

An honorary policeman in Framingham, he read “roll call” on his birthday for many years.

He was a consistent rider with the lead police car in the Natick 4th of July parade, Framingham Flag Day Parade and the Marlboro Labor Day Parade. He was a very caring person and enjoyed spending many mornings at Honey Dew in Framingham with his friends and family.

Besides his mother Shirley, he is survived by his siblings, Richard L. Dean, Lynne Munroe and her husband Leo and Kim M. Nicoli and her husband Michael; his nieces and nephews, Jessica and Austin Dean, Edward Munroe, Stacey Oliva and her husband Ryan, Lyndsie Munroe , Anthony and Angela Nicoli. He is also survived by two great-nephews, Ethan and Reid Oliva and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service on Wednesday, June 25, at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 360 Water Street, (corner of Brook and Water St.), Framingham. 

Burial will follow at Edgell Grove Cemetery, Framingham.

Visiting hours are today, June 24, at the Norton Funeral Home, 53 Beech St., from 3 to 8 p.m.

Donations may be made in his name to the Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt. Wayte Ave., Framingham, MA 01702 or to Special Olympics Massachusetts, The Yawkey Sports Training Center, 512 Forest Street, Marlborough, MA 01752.


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