Norman Garnett

  • Born: 23 December 1932
  • Died: 29 May 2020

Norman died in hospital after a short illness. He was a Bury lad through and through, living in the town all his life, and giving so much to the local community. He was an active member of Woolfold Methodist, Central Methodist and finally Bolton Road Methodist Churches. He was involved in Scouting for over 40 years, as a Cub Scout Leader and Assistant County Commissioner. Norman served as a Magistrate on the Bury bench for 37 years, including a tenure as Chairman of the Bench. In Norman's professional life, he rose to the position of President of the National Conference of Friendly Societies, which led to him receiving the Freedom of the City of London in 1997. Norman will be greatly missed by his beloved wife Joyce, children David, Carolyn, Ann, Jennifer and the late Ian, and his 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Norman died in hospital after a short illness. He was a Bury lad through and through, living in the town all his life, and giving so much to the local community. He was an active member of Woolfold Methodist, Central Methodist and finally Bolton Road Methodist Churches. He was involved in Scouting for over 40 years, as a Cub Scout Leader and Assistant County Commissioner. Norman served as a Magistrate on the Bury bench for 37 years, including a tenure as Chairman of the Bench. In Norman's professional life, he rose to the position of President of the National Conference of Friendly Societies, which led to him receiving the Freedom of the City of London in 1997. Norman will be greatly missed by his beloved wife Joyce, children David, Carolyn, Ann, Jennifer and the late Ian, and his 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.