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Norman Graham Bintrim, 88, of New Castle passed away peacefully with his wife at his side the evening of Sunday, April 2, 2017, at his residence.
Norm was born on Nov. 26, 1928, in New Castle, a son of the late Norman A. and Effie M. Bintrim.
Norm served in the Army and was stationed in Germany during the Korean War, receiving an honorable discharge on May 22, 1952.
He retired as a repairman in 1992 from the former Rockwell International Corp.'s Axel Division, New Castle, where he was employed for 29 years.
Norm was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, New Castle.
He was a former member of the North Beaver Township Volunteer Fire Department.
An outdoorsman, he loved hunting, fishing, camping and spending the winters in Venice, Florida, with his wife, Barb. He was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Penguins and Penn State football.
His gentle nature and sense of humor will be greatly missed by all.
Surviving are his loving wife of 65 years, the former Barbara A. Daugherty, whom he married on May 18, 1951; three daughters, Denise K. Myers and her husband, Melvin, of New Castle, Kimberly A. Lytwak and her husband, Greg, of Jeannette, Pennsylvania, and Beth A. Roberts of New Castle; a son, Scott B. Bintrim and his wife, Leane, of Carmel, Indiana; a sister, Betty Bowman of Orrville, Ohio; 12 grandchildren, Michael Myers, Kerri Myer, Shelly Myers, Bryan Lytwak, Lauren Lytwak, Lindsey Walters, Victoria Lytwak, Jourdan Bintrim, Hannah Bintrim, Jakob Bintrim, Ryan Roberts and Kristin Pezzulo; and a great-granddaughter, Rylee Roberts. He is also survived by his Springer Spaniel, Molly May, whom he adored.
In addition to his parents, Norm was preceded in death by a son, Thomas A. Bintrim; a son-in-law, Bruce Roberts; a grandson, William Myers; and a sister, Mary Clausen.
Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 111 W. Falls St., New Castle; and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Christ Lutheran Church, 1302 E. Washington St., New Castle.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Christ Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Sean Walters, pastor, officiating.
Military honors will be rendered at Oak Park Cemetery by members of the New Castle Area Honor Guard.
Interment will be in Oak Park Cemetery, New Castle.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Published on April 3, 2017
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