Charles Jr. Norburg
April 8, 1931 – June 6, 2019
Milford - Charles Heyward Norburg, Jr., of Milford, Maine, born April 8, 1931 to the late Charles H. Norburg, Sr. and the late Laura (Harper) Norburg, of Portland, Maine, passed away quietly on Thursday, June 6, 2019, after an extended illness, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Bangor, Maine. He is predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Mary E. "Betty", (Hatch), Norburg, along with brothers, Donald, of Savannah, Georgia, John "Jack", of South Portland, Maine, and sisters, Virginia Miller and Barbara Chase, Esq. of Savannah, Georgia, and Florence "Peggy" Wilder of Folly Beach, South Carolina. He is survived by three children, Jonathan of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Ian of Milford, Maine, and Karen with husband Ken Varian of Marshfield, Maine; daughter-in-law, Michele St. Martin, of Minneapolis, Minnesota; and grandchildren, Katherine and Caroline St. Martin-Norburg of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Jacob West of Brewer, Maine. The Funeral service will be held at St. James Episcopal Church, 132 Center St. Old Town, Maine, on Thursday, June 13 at 1 p.m., with internment of his ashes later this summer at the Hatch family cemetery in Newcastle, Maine. Charles is a graduate of Deering High School in Portland, Maine and the University of Maine in Orono, and is a Marine Veteran of the Korean conflict. He worked for the Maine DOT, retiring in 1987, to enter private practice as a soils evaluator for septic systems. Charles also worked as Code Enforcement Officer and Plumbing Inspector for the towns of Bradley, Eddington, Levant, and Milford Maine. Charles was active in the Maine State Employees Union, East Masonic Lodge #60 in Old Town, Maine, and St. James Episcopal Church, Old Town. Charles' favorite pastimes included camping and canoeing, and often fished the Penobscot River from the yard at his home.
- Memorial Service Thursday, June 13, 2019