BANGOR – Norman W. Buzzell, 83, died peacefully after a long illness, June 3, 2019 with his loving wife, Marguerite, by his side, at a Bangor healthcare center. He was born December 16, 1935 in Guilford, son of Harold and Ethel (Strickland) Buzzell.
Norman was a graduate of Piscataquis Community High School, Class of 1954 and was the recipient of the Merit Award. He was a 1958 graduate of the University of Maine, with a BS degree in Business. Norman was a member of the Army National Guard. He was employed by the Eastern Trust & Banking Company, retiring as a Vice President. Following his retirement from the Bank he was employed for many years by Canteen Services of Bangor. Norman was a member of the First United Methodist Church for many years and enjoyed being active in local music circles. He was a former member of the Bangor/Brewer Kiwanis Club and the Masons.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Marguerite (Connor) Buzzell, are two sons, James E. Buzzell and his wife, Kelly, Andrew W. Buzzell and his wife, Stephanie; three grandchildren, Aaron J. Buzzell, Michael S. Buzzell and Lauren E. Thompson; seven great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Norman was predeceased by two brothers, Rev. Sidney E. Buzzell and Sgt. Major Sterling J. Buzzell.
A memorial service will be held 2pm Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex Street, Bangor. A reception will follow at the Fellowship Hall, immediately following the service, Saturday. Interment will be in the Sangerville Village Cemetery, Sangerville. Those who wish to remember Norman in a special way may make gifts in his memory to the Memorial Fund of the First United Methodist Church. Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com.