Norman Philip Trahan

Trahan, Norman Philip
83, of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was born in Southbridge, MA on September 23, 1929 and passed away on March 17, 2013. Norman served in the Air Force and retired as a Chief Master Sargent after 26 years. He served in the Korean Conflict as well as Viet Nam. He was predeceased by his daughter, Debra Trahan, and 2 of his great grandchildren. He is survived by his daughters Denise (Pat) McConaghy of Glendale, AZ and Crystal (Jerry) Mero of Deer Lodge, MT; his brother George Trahan of Southbridge, MA; his grandchildren Jessie (Trevor) Smith of Bozeman, MT, Penny Rees of Austin, TX, and Tim (Brittany) Rees of Phoenix, AZ; his great grandchildren Nate Trahan and Morgin Smith; his very special friend JoAnn Madrid of Albuquerque, NM; as well as many nieces and nephews. Memorial Mass will be held Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 12:30pm at St. Louis the King Catholic Church, 4331 W. Maryland Ave, Glendale. Burial will follow at 2:30pm at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona 23029 Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Norman's memory to the Disabled American Veterans at or PO Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. To send condolences please visit

Funeral Home

Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary
7924 North 59th Ave Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 937-9297

Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 24, 2013