September 13, 1946 ~ April 29, 2008
Irondequoit: Suddenly on Tuesday, April 29, 2008, peacefully in his sleep. Predeceased by his parents, Harold & Dorothy Irving. Survived by his brother, William(Carol)Irving; several nieces and nephews; his beloved partner, Marie Tortarella; step-children, Michael(Courtney), Mark(Catie Giambrone), Angela(Scott Dublin); his adopitive parents, Arnold & Erina Gerardi; his faithful companion, Peanut. Norm was a graduate of Gates-Chili High School and studied trumpet performance at the Eastman School of Music. He was an accomplished musician and performed with several local bands from the time he was 13 years old, including 'JUST US' in the 1970's. Norm was a local business entrepreneur and was committed to developing and enhancing the Charlotte community. During his life, he owned several bars and restaurants in the area including the Turning Point Lounge, Doc's and the Latta Grill He will be sadly missed by many lifelong friends in the community. He will be remembered for his kindness, generosity and loyalty to all who knew him. Friends may call at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Rd, Saturday 10:00-11:00 followed by his Funeral Service in the funeral home chapel at 11:00AM. Interment at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may make contributions to Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Road, Fairport, NY 14450 in his memory.