Norman G. Gans, of Ft. Myers, FL, died on January 9, 2014 after a long illness. He was 89. Born in Port Chester, NY to Joseph & Flora Gans in 1924.
Norman was an Eagle
Scout and a decorated combat veteran serving in the US Army during WWII, he was
awarded the Purple Heart for critical wounds received in the Hurtgen Forest in
Norman and his brother Irwin were partners in the daily operations of the Greenwich Oil Co., in Greenwich, CT. Norman was an avid boater and member of the Greenwich Boat Club in Greenwich, CT. He also was a midget pace car owner and builder as a hobby.
He is survived by Irwin, Marion, Eddy, Robert and Julie Gans, his step son Peter and step daughter Nina. He resided at the Landing's in Ft Myers, FL and he is lovingly remembered by his devoted companion and friend, Barbara Mantel.
He was predeceased by his wife Athalie Gans in 1988. Norman G. Gans was a wonderful devoted husband and father. He was a hero to all of us.
A Funeral service will be held 11am Wednesday January 15, 2014, inside the chapel at Riversville Cemetery, 1 Memory Lane. Glenville, CT.
For more information or to place an online condolence; www.zionchapel.com