Norman Eddy Magnan

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Magnan, Norman Eddy
86, of Phoenix, passed away on Thursday, January 17th, 2013. Born in Warwick, Rhode Island, the youngest son of Edmond C. and Albina Josephine (Vincent) Magnan, he lived in Phoenix most of his life. He was the husband of the late Margaret (Hendrickson) Magnan. In 1951, he graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music, and enjoyed a lifetime career as a professional musician in the Valley. Additionally he was the owner of Norm's Barber Shop on 16th and Indian School. During World War II, he served in the US Army as a combat infantryman with the 27th Infantry Division on Okinawa, then as a trombone bandsman in Japan. He is survived by his two daughters, Denise Mason of Reedley, California, and Michelle Magnan of Phoenix; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Edmond C. "Pat" Magnan and the late Horace E. "Woz" Magnan. He was a very kind man who always had a joke and was loved by many. He will be dearly missed. There will be a grave site service at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona with military honors on February 15th at 2:30pm. The family has requested any donations go to .
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Published in The Arizona Republic on Jan. 27, 2013
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