Norman E. Sasse, 91, of Sandy Lake, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at St. Paul’s in Greenville with his family by his side.
Norman was born in Sarver, PA on April 17, 1930 to the late Otto H. and Nancy Rae (Sublett) Sasse.
At 14 years old, Norman started working at a lumber mill making mine posts for underground deep mines and strip mines for Testa Brothers Coal Company. He then went on to serve his Country in the United States Army in 1953. After his military service he went on to work for Cooper-Bessemer and Westinghouse, where he retired from in 1984. He also worked for Adobe Coal Company and Sandy Lake and Stoneboro Borough maintenance departments for several years. Retiring again in 2015 from the Sandy Lake Sewage and Treatment Plant.
Not only was Norman a hard worker, he was always there for his family. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was always in attendance for their sporting events, never missing a game for over 40 years. He was a loving father and grandfather who will be deeply missed by his family.
Norman is survived by his children, Norman C. (Karen) Sasse, of Tucson, AZ, Ronald H. (Carla) Sasse, of Sandy Lake, Frederick M. (Robin) Sasse, of Sandy Lake, Bonnie J. Sasse, of Sandy Lake and Helen F. (Jimmy) Arbogast, of Sandy Lake; his grandchildren, Morgan Sasse, Kelly Corbin, Chelsea Cosgrove, Jazmyne Shaffer, Jaeda Sasse, Kyle Arbogast and Alexa Arbogast; his great-grandchildren, Hunter Corbin and Aubree Corbin; his siblings, Nancy Polkey, Charles (Jean) Sasse, of Great Belt, PA, and Jay (Sue) Sasse, of Butler, PA, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents Norman was preceded in death by his siblings, Donald Sasse, Waneda Weitzel, Jean Hunter, Oscar Sasse, John Sasse and Francis Sasse.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Rose and Black Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 99 Franklin Street, Stoneboro where family and friends are welcome on Monday, September 13, 2021 from 3-6 PM. A funeral service will follow at 6:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Barry Markle, officiating.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www. RoseAndBlackFH.com