68, formerly of Petaluma, Ca. passed away peacefully at his home in Eugene, Or. on August 28th. He was born October 18, 1944 in Ellwood City, Pa. to Robert H. and Mary Ann Hilliard. Norman is survived by his loving wife of 47 years Dianna, son Douglas, daughter Deborah, son-in-law Markus and grandchildren Kevin and Shannon. He had been a firefighter
for over 30 years for the city of Petaluma. He also served terms as vice-president and president of Firefighters Union Local 1415 during which he co-authored Binding Arbitration for Petaluma Firefighters and Police Officers
. A resident of Petaluma for over 40 years he leaves behind many wonderful and close friends. A memorial for family and friends t.b.a. for next year.