Cover photo for Norman Cox's Obituary
Norman Cox Profile Photo
1924 Norman 2014

Norman Cox

January 1, 1924 — June 16, 2014

Norman H. Cox of South Orange passed away on Monday June 16, 2014 at the age of 90. Born in Hackensack, Norman grew up in Rutherford and moved to South Orange over 60 years ago. Mr. Cox was a science teacher for the South Orange Board of Education for 35 years prior to his retirement 25 years ago. He had earned both his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Montclair State College. He was a Navy Veteran of WWII, president of the South Orange Symphony Orchestra and an active member of First Presbyterian Trinity Church in South Orange. Mr. Cox and his wife had visited 27 elder hostels throughout the United States, visiting several colleges and universities. Visitation will be on Thursday from 3 - 5 & 7 - 9 p.m. at Frank Halpin's Brookdale Funeral Home, 1284 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ. The funeral service will be held on Friday June 20th in the First Presbyterian Trinity Church, 111 Irvington Avenue, South Orange at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be private. Mr. Cox was predeceased by his wife Doris L. (nee Frey) Cox and a brother Donald Cox. He is survived by a daughter Helen L. Cox & her husband Alan Fendler and a son Paul N. Cox & his wife Roseann; sister, Hazel Burke, brother David Cox; also survived by 4 grandchildren. In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to Autism Speaks, 1060 State Road, 2nd Floor, Princeton, NJ 08540 (www.autismspeaks.org) OR the South Orange Symphony Orchestra, PO Box 91 South Orange, NJ 07079 (www.southorangesymphony.com) Please visit www.halpinfh.com for directions and condolence messages.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Norman Cox, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

First Visitation

Thursday, June 19, 2014

3:00 - 5:00pm (Eastern time)

Halpin Bitecola Brookdale Funeral & Cremation Service LLC

1284 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Second Visitation

Thursday, June 19, 2014

7:00 - 9:00pm (Eastern time)

Halpin Bitecola Brookdale Funeral & Cremation Service LLC

1284 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Service Information

Friday, June 20, 2014

Starts at 10:00am (Eastern time)

First Presbyterian Trinity Church

111 Irvington Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Halpin-Bitecola-Brookdale Funeral & Cremation Services

NJ

Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 1

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree