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Richard W. Norling


1957 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Richard W. Norling Obituary
Richard Walter Norling, died March 29,2018 at his home in the Tavernier, Fla. Rick was born on May 14,1957 in Quincy and raised in Abington. He moved to the Florida Keys after the blizzard of 1978 and enjoyed the beauty and warmth of this special place for the past 40 years. He was an accomplished maritime professional and worked as a captain and operations manager for the Coral Reef Park Company at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. He survived his wife Deanna Norling, children Bethany and Ethan Norling, parents Wayne and Elizabeth Norling, brother Wayne Norling (Diane), sister Patricia Stagliola(Michael), and brother Kenneth Norling, he leaves behind 5 nieces and nephews and 3 great-nieces and nephews and friends too numerous to mention. Rick loved to golf and hike, accomplishing the Appalachian trial on his own when he was 18 years old. Rick was a legend in the Keys and will be greatly missed. A celebration of life will be held Sunday, May 20, from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. at the Abington COA located 441 Summer Street in Abington. Memorial donations can be made to either his childrens college fund: Capital Bank 91980 Overseas Highway Tavernier, Florida 33070 with checks payable to Bethany Norling OR Ethan Norling or the Reef Environmental Education Foundation, PO Box 370246 Key Largo, Florida 33037.
Published in The Abington Mariner from Apr. 22 to May 4, 2018
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