TRENTON - Norman J. Vereen, 57, of Trenton, departed this life on Feb. 23, 2013, at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.
Born in Wampee, S.C., Norman received his early education in the Popular Elementary School. Upon moving to Trenton he attended Junior High School No. Three and Trenton Central High School. He was formerly employed by Trenton Municipal Court as a court clerk.
Norman was a member of Beauty Grove Primitive Baptist Church, where he served on the Usher Board and sang with the Male Chorus.
Norman was preceded in death by his parents, Rullie and Edith D. Cox-Vereen, three brothers, Grover, Heyward and Herman Vereen, two sisters, Hazel Vereen and Angelina Vereen-Lewis (Angie), three sisters-in-law, Martha A., Alice and Genevieve Vereen and one brother-in-law, Teron Lewis. Surviving are his loving wife and best friend, Anna Marie (Perry) Vereen of Trenton; two wonderful children, Tameko N. and Gregory Dontae Perry of Trenton; his mother-in-law, Mrs. Lucille Perry of Trenton; three sisters, Starlene (Sammie) Bellamy of Longs, S.C., Ellen Theresa (Julius) Gallishaw and Flora Livingston both of Trenton; one brother, William Vereen of Longs, S.C., three sisters-in-law, Esther Vereen of Trenton, Lolita Vereen of Chester, Va. and Sonyetta King (Troy) of Smyrna, Ga.; one brother-in-law, James E. Johnson of Trenton; four grandchildren, Jaredtt, Quayson, Jordan and Rayquan of Trenton; two goddaughters, Jasmine King of Smyrna, Ga. and Ashmear Livingston of Longs, S.C. and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Beauty Grove Primitive Baptist Church, 66 Race St., Trenton. Interment will be in Ewing Cemetery. Calling hours will be Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements are by Campbell Funeral Chapel, Trenton.