Norman Rene Coutu

October 8, 1935March 9, 2018

NORMAN RENE COUTU 1935 - 2018 GROTON - Norman René Coutu died on March 9, 2018 in Groton, CT at the age of 82. He leaves behind loved ones: sons Aaron Randall Coutu and Kerry Coutu, daughter in law Laurie Korowitz-Coutu, nephew Todd Coutu, niece Sharon Brown, and the loving Coutu family. Predeceased by his parents René and Irene (Cadeaux) Coutu and brother Buren Coutu. Norman was born October 8,1935 in Jewett City, CT. He graduated from Griswold High School. Served in the National Guard. Worked over 30+ years at Norwich Hospital as part of the recreation staff. Served as president of the Norwich CSEU retirement chapter for many years. Norman was a loving father whom always has been grateful for his entire family. He had a passion for physical fitness, body building and swimming. In his later years he was dedicated to movies and white chocolate. Visitation will be held Friday March 16 at Church and Allen Funeral Home 136 Sachem Street, Norwich, CT from 2-4 All are welcome to attend and celebrate Norman's life. In Lieu of flowers please donate to: Brain and Behavior Research Foundation: Norman's wonderful sense of humor will be missed. Please visit To leave an online tribute or condolence.


  • Visitation Friday, March 16, 2018

Norman Rene Coutu

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dennis riley

March 14, 2018

I extend condolences to members of Norm's family...he was a great advocate of retired State employees and served that end effectively in his work with chapter 403 (retirees--CSEA)...he also worked extensively as a volunteer for Congressman Sam Gejdenson...