June 2, 1937 - May 4, 2019
Suffern - Harry C. Norum, 81, passed away on May 4, 2019 at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. He was born June 2, 1937 in Bronx, NY to Harry F. and Mary (Masterson) Norum. He graduated from St. Helena High School in the Bronx and St. Francis College in Brooklyn. He also served in the US Army Reserves. Harry served 41 years on the New York City Fire Department, in various ranks, beginning as a fireman and retiring in May of 2000 as an Assistant Chief, City Wide Tour Commander. After 9/11 he volunteered as a peer counselor with the New York City Fire Department. Harry is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 55 years, Rosemary (Liedemann) Norum. He is also survived by his 4 loving children, Christine (Jeff) Hansen, Harry G. (Colette) Norum, Gerard (Patricia) Norum and Timothy (Danielle) Norum. He is also survived by his 8 cherished grandchildren, Chelsea, Sophia, Regina, Matthew, Kieran, Timothy Jr, Olivia and Daniel. He is predeceased by his brother Ronald (Pam) Norum. Harry was a devoted husband, father and brethren of the New York City Fire Department. He loved life and lived his life to fullest. He enjoyed time with his family, fishing, travelling and watching the New York Giants and the New York Yankees. He was a baseball coach and Cub Scout leader. He is also known for his love Irish music and his deep Catholic Faith. The family will receive friends and relatives on Tuesday, May 7th and Wednesday, May 8th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Scarr Funeral Home, 160 Orange Ave, Suffern, NY. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 9th at 10 AM at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 129 Lafayette Avenue, Suffern, NY with interment to follow at the Ascension Cemetery, 650 Saddle River Rd, Monsey, NY. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Harry's memory to The New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation at 21 Asch Loop, Bronx, New York 10475 or .
Suffern - Harry C. Norum, 81, passed away on May 4, 2019 at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. He was born June 2, 1937 in Bronx, NY to Harry F. and Mary (Masterson) Norum. He graduated from St. Helena High School in the Bronx and St. Francis... View Obituary & Service Information
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