CASSADAGA - Norman F. Waterman, 92 of Cassadaga, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at Unity Hospital, Ro-chester.
Born Jan. 7, 1920 in Cassadaga, son of the late Merle and Alice Waite Waterman. A Cassadaga resident all of his life, he was a 1938 graduate of Cassadaga High School.
Norm was a WW II veteran serving with the United States Navy.
For 37 years he was employed as a rural mail carrier for the Cassadaga and Stockton Post Office until retirement in 1977 and also served as sexton for the Cassadaga Cemetery for over 20 years.
He was a 60-year member of the I.O.O.F, a charter member for over 65 years of the Cassadaga Memorial American Legion Post 1280, a member for over 65 years and past Fire Chief of the Cassadaga Volunteer Fire Department, an assistant Scout Master of Cassadaga Boy Scout Troop #19 for over 35 years, a lifelong member, past deacon, trustee, Sun-day school teacher and long time usher of the Cassadaga Community Baptist Church. In 1987 he was honored as Senior Citizen of the Year in Cassadaga.
Norm was an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman.
Husband of 47 years to Marjorie Haines Waterman whom he married May 18, 1957 and died Nov. 15, 2004; father of Lt. Colonel Lawrence A. (Luanne) Waterman; grandfather of Glen and Sara Waterman all of Spencerport; brother of Nancy Gravelle of Amherst, Burton and Kenneth (Joan) Waterman, all of Cassadaga, and the late Mary Swanson and Cora Peterson. Also survived by nephews and nieces.
Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at Cassadaga Community Baptist Church, 25 Maple Ave., Cassadaga. Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville. Burial in Cassadaga Cemetery.
Memorials to Cassadaga Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 351, Cassadaga, NY 14718-0351.