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Robert Langdon Norris

April 12, 1923 - March 13, 2017

U.S. Veteran



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In Lieu of Flowers: None

Obituaries » Robert Langdon Norris

R. Langdon Norris passed away peacefully on March 13, 2017.

Born April 12, 1923 to Francis Ely Norris and Viola Bogert Norris.

Lang worked the family farm (now known as Rockaway River Country Club) before joining the US Army Signal Core in 1944.

Working many different jobs throughout his life, Lang was happiest playing Santa for friends, families and local restaurants throughout Morris County.

He was predeceased by his wife, Carolyn (Grandma Lyn) Norris and his brother, David Norris.

Survivors include his 2 sons, Langdon Norris of Nevada and Rick Norris and his wife, Debby (nee-Elliott) of New Jersey; his Grandchildren: Langdon, Christian, Adam, Kerra, Jessica, Rebecca, Jacob, Amanda, Elizabeth and Rikki; his 10 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.

It is with fond memories we say our last “ho, ho, ho” to Grandpa Lang.

Burial was private at Denville Cemetery