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Date of Passing: Jul 16, 2021

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Suddenly on July 16, 2021, Norman Bruce Sparrow passed away in the Tuxedo Villa Personal Care Home.
Norm is survived by his wife Linda and son Scott, mother-in-law Dorothy McMillin, sisters, Pat McCorriston and Linda Haug (Bob); aunt Bernice Sparrow; as well as nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by parents, Nora and Lewis (Bus) Sparrow; father-in-law Rod McMillin; and brother-in-law Dave McCorriston.
In keeping with Norm's wishes, cremation has taken place and no services will be held. Instead, Norm's family kindly requests that his friends and relatives take a few minutes to honour his memory by visiting his tribute page at A photo-biography, as well as memories and stories published by those who knew him, are available there.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 24, 2021

Condolences & Memories (11 entries)

  • I had the true honour and privledge of working with "THE BIRD" on many occasions. He was one of a kind and always, always, made work much more fun and enjoyable. RIP BIG BIRD, you left your mark. - Posted by: Garry Leach (Former co-worker (WPS)) on: Aug 07, 2021

  • Linda and family I am so very sorry to hear of Norm's passing. I often remember him coming to see Rod and Dot. Bev Owens - Posted by: Bev Owens (long time neighbour of Linda's family) on: Aug 07, 2021

  • I was sad to hear of Norm’s passing He was my supervisor in the early 90's when I was a fresh police officer... He was such a nice guy to work for and had a great deal of patience Rip Norm - Posted by: Dave Lysyk (Coworker) on: Aug 02, 2021

  • Norm was a great man who was very good to us. He will stay in our memories. Our condolences to friends and family. - Posted by: Helen Quinn and Milton Sussman (friends) on: Jul 27, 2021

  • Linda and family. Sorry to hear that norm passed away. I will always remember pub day. We always had a great time. Once again my condolences Valerie Kostelnick. - Posted by: Valerie Kostelnick (Friend from tuxedo) on: Jul 26, 2021

  • Just heard of Norm’s passing and my condolences to Linda and Scott. I will always remember his great sense of humour and his huge laugh. He was always so willing to lend a hand or offer home repair advice. Truly a great guy. - Posted by: Debbi Smith-Ross (Neighbor) on: Jul 25, 2021

  • Got to work with and know many years ago. Norm was conscientious police officer who looked out for brothers in blue. Know he had a hard go of it later in life that he did not deserve - Posted by: BlakeDunn (Co Worker) on: Jul 25, 2021

  • So sad to hear of Norm's passing. He was such a great person-and a great sense of humour! My thoughts are with you Linda and Scott. RIP Norm - Posted by: Brenda Lesyk (friend) on: Jul 24, 2021

  • One of the truly super nice guys..RIP big fella! - Posted by: Bill Nicholson (WPS alumni) on: Jul 24, 2021

  • Enjoyed working with Norm. Great sense of humour. Sorry we will not be meeting for lunches anymore. RIP. Jim/Yvonne Raftis - Posted by: Jim Raftis (Co worker and friend) on: Jul 24, 2021

  • Sorry to hear of Norman’s passing. Thinking of you and offer my deepest sympathy. Take care be well. Sincerely, Terri - Posted by: Terri Poitras (Friend) on: Jul 24, 2021

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