Samuel G. Norris Samuel Grove Norris, 76, of Shippensburg, passed away February 13, 2014. Born January 10, 1938, he was the son of the late Samuel R. and Minerva Grove Norris. Samuel graduated from Captain Jack High School, Mount Union, in 1955. He obtained his Bachelor's Degree from Shippensburg State College and proceeded onto his Master's Degree in Education Administration from Penn State University. Samuel was the Assistant Principal at Chambersburg High School and Cumberland Valley High School. He had started and ended his career at Shippensburg Area Senior High School, first as a teacher and finishing as Principal retiring in 1989. He later worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Fayetteville and Kyner's Auto Sales. Samuel was a member of the Cromwell Lodge #572 of Freemasons in Orbisona, PA, Lion's Club, The Hub City, and was of the Methodist Faith. In addition to his parents, Samuel was preceded in death by brothers, Coyle and Herman Norris; sisters, Thelma and Mary Price. Surviving are his wife of 58 and a half years, Joan L. Norris; sons, Samuel L. and Patrick W. Norris; daughter, Megan K. (Myrtle) Poe; grandchildren, Daysha, Anthony, Nichole, and Makayla Norris, JJ Denis, Jessica Renshaw, DJ Brown, Cheryl Smith, Bear Poe; and nine great-grandchildren. A private family service will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be at Bowman's Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the
, 417 Phoenix Dr, Chambersburg, PA 17201.
Published in Public Opinion on Feb. 18, 2014