Passed away on July 14, 2016 at the John M Gray Center in St. Anthony at the age of 83 years. Norman was born on October 7, 1932 to the late Matthew & Bertha Randell of Whooping Harbour. He married the love of his life, Matilda Compton of Englee on November 15th, 1955. Together they raised 7 children, Wanda, Gideon (Judy), Ambrose, Vay (Christine), David (Sharon), Nelson (Deceased) and Osborne (Roxanne). Norman began his working career as a fisherman. He did this for many years and during the winter months he was employed by Bowaters and other companies as a cook. He spent several years cooking on the coastal boats and the whaling plant in Williamsport. Norman leaves to mourn 6 children, 14 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 1 half-sister Edith Newman (Wilfred), 1 son in law Kevin and daughter in law Gloria and a large number of close family and friends. He is predeceased by his wife, his son, his parents, 2 brothers and 2 half-brothers. Visitation was held at the Salvation Army Church in Englee from where the funeral was held on Monday, July 18, 2016 with Majors Ross and Brenda Bungay officiating. Interment followed in the Old Salvation Army Cemetery in Englee. In Lieu of flowers donation may be made to the family for distribution among local youth groups. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.