SIBLEY, Norman Ross “Norm” – 76, Beach Meadows, passed away unexpectedly on August 3rd, 2011. Born in Chaswood, Halifax County, on April 22, 1935, he was the youngest son of George and Ellen Jane (Sargant) Sibley. Norm worked in the forest industry, the Halifax shipyards and then spent 31 years with the Dartmouth City Police department, retiring in 1992 with the rank of Staff Sgt.-2/I.C., Detective Division. Norm was an avid outdoorsman and he enjoyed hunting, gardening, camping, travelling and curling. He especially enjoyed social gatherings with family and friends. He was a dedicated volunteer with several community organizations and was a blood donor for over 50 years. Norm is survived by his wife of 50 years, Marilyn (Corkum); daughters Lynn Sibley (Robert LePine) and Jo-Anne Sibley, Dartmouth; grandsons Timothy Hilchey, Dartmouth, Daniel Hilchey (Raechelle Speight), Halifax; great-grandson Dawson Hilchey, Halifax; sister Gladys Kerr, Meaghers Grant; sister-in-law Eva Sibley, Ontario; along with many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by sisters Mary Fiske, Susan MacLeod, Dora Kinsmen, Velma Dickie and Effie Bell; brothers Ivan, George (Eddie), Ellis, Cecil, Earl and infant Alvin. It was Norm’s wish to donate his body to Dalhousie University for medical science. A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 24th, 2011, at 2:00 p.m., from Emmanuel United Church, Beach Meadows. Memorial donations may be made to the Liverpool Curling Club, Seaside Recreation Centre in Beach Meadows or Emmanuel United Church, Beach Meadows. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Dear Marilyn, I want to pass along my condolences to you and your family during this very sad time.
Allan & Beth LaRocque
To Marylin & Family,,,,,,,Beth & I were so surpise and sadden on hearing of Norman’s passing.He was a fine man and gentleman ,our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Sheila D. Smith
Dear Marilyn and family. I wish to convey my condolences to you and your family on the passing of Norm. I believe his loss will be felt by the whole community and organizations with which he was associated. I hope you will find comfort in the knowledge of the high esteem within which he was held.
Marilyn & family:
Please accept my sincere sympathy on the passing of your loved one, Norm.
Marilyn & Family:
My sincerest sympathy. I will remember Norm fondly. I always enjoyed working with him in volunteer organizations. He always stopped to talk and catch up on what I was doing and how the family was.
Dear Marilyn & Family: Borden and I were so saddened to learn of Norm’s passing. He was such a kind and caring man and a true gentleman. We will sure miss him as I’m sure you do as well. Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time. Sincerely, Borden and Margo
Dear Marilyn, my sincere sympathy on the loss of Norm. My thoughts and prayers have been with you. Nancy
Deb and Chuck Taylor
We send our hugs and condolences , our Hearts go out to you and your Family at this so sad time,. God bless you and keep you strong .
Our thoughts are with you,
Deb and chuck
My heart goes out to you with the loss of Norm. A fine gentleman and a life well lived…very much respected. God’s Blessings to you in the times ahead.
Jane (Colp) Hansen
Dear Marilyn and Joanne
I send my sincere sympathy to you both. Norm was such a warm a loving man. Joanne I ‘ll never forget how much you adored your Dad and all the wonderful stories you would tell about him. When I finally got to meet him, I realized how kind he was. I too will miss his huge smile and great kindness.
Heather (Rafuse) Anthony
Marilyn, Lynn, JoAnne & family- my thoughts & prayers are with you @ this, a very difficult time. Take good care. Karen Colp
Brian and Bernice Braid
We send you and your family our sincere condolences. we were so shocked to read of Norm’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you;