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Vincent P. Norton

August 21, 2018

Vincent “Vinny” P. Norton

Mr. Vincent “Vinny” P. Norton, 51, died Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in the Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, New Jersey.

Visitation will take place in the Kowalski Funeral Home, 515 Roselle St., Linden, on Friday, August 24th. from 4:00 – 8:00PM.  On Friday evening at 7:00PM, there will be a celebration of life and a prayer service in the funeral home, offered by the Reverend Bryan Wolf.  With respect for Vinny’s wishes, he will be privately cremated in Rosehill Crematory in Linden.

Please omit flowers.  Donation for the children’s education fund can be made during the visitation or sent to the Kowalski Funeral Home, 515 Roselle Street, Linden, NJ 07036.

Vinny was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey and lived in Linden, New Jersey for most of his life, until moving to Monroe, New Jersey thirteen years ago.

He was a bartender for various bars and restaurants, among them, the Marco Polo Restaurant and Tavern in Summit, New Jersey, the Taverna Ouzo in Monroe, New Jersey and La Taverna in Dayton, New Jersey for twenty years, until his illness three months ago curtailed him.

Vinny was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers Football fan, but the most cherished parts of his life were his wife and his children.

Predeceased by his mother, Helen Budzinski Norton Fratesi, Vinny is survived by his wife of twenty-one years, Louise M. Sarro Norton; his four children, Mark Norton, Erik Norton, Kelly Norton and Melissa Norton; his sister, Victoria Billero and her husband, Vincenzo, his step-father who raised him, James Fratesi; his nephew, Frank Billero and his niece, Helena Billero

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