In Memory of

Norm Hollingshead


Saturday February 15, 2020 from 11am until the time of Funeral Service at 1pm.


1:00 pm Saturday February 15, 2020

Hollingshead: Norman Henry,
Suddenly at his home in Seaforth, on Friday February 7, 2020. Norm Hollingshead in his 76th year, beloved husband of Angie Gorny, and the late Joan Hollingshead. Loving father of Robin Hollingshead, and Paul Hollingshead (Katrina Lee). Dear brother of Sandra Bray (Len), Trevor, and Pamela Bain (Rick). Missed by his brother in law Werner Muller (Susanne). Predeceased by his beloved parents Henry and Betty Hollingshead. Remembered with love by his nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

Visitation will be held at Rod Abrams Funeral Home 1666 Tottenham Rd., Tottenham 905-936-3477, on Saturday February 15, 2020 from 11am until the time of Funeral Service at 1pm. For those who wish, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the S.P.C.A. would be appreciated by the family.

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Memorial Tribute

“Norm Hollingshead”
  1. Susan Brethet-Coulter wrote:

    Dear Robin and Paul, we were sorry to hear of your Dad’s death. Norm was a great guy, he will be missed. We are not able to be there in person but our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very sad time. Love and hugs, Gene and Susan Coulter (Brethet)

  2. Brett Colling wrote:

    Dear Paul, Robin, and Angie, from my family to yours I would like to extend my sincerest condolences. I’m sure you will rely on all the fond memories you have of Norm to get through this difficult time.

  3. allan noble wrote:

    Dear Robin and Paul: My sincerest condolences to you. I was a colleague of your dad for many years at Air Canada. He was an amazing guy and a true gentleman. I’m in Florida until April, but rest assured that you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Deanna Howden-Mclauchlan’ wrote:

    Paul, Robin and Angie
    I’m very sorry and also saddened for the loss of your dad and Husband.
    At times like these life seems to stop and we can’t process that this person we love is gone.
    Always try to remember all the fun times and great memories that you were able to share and enjoy as a family.
    Thinking of you all
    Take care

  5. Bob Upton wrote:

    To Angie, Paul and Robin,
    I also was a colleague with Norm at Air Canada. We had many interactions over the years—
    always a fun gentleman.My thoughts are with you at this time.

  6. Joanne & Pete Duggan wrote:

    To Trevor and family
    We are so sorry to hear about your brother. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. Cal and Judy Lipsett wrote:

    Our condolences to all the family,our parents were very good friends of Hank and Betty and we went through school together years ago,a beautiful familyCal and Judy Lipsett

  8. Craig Fenn wrote:

    Norm was always quick with a joke he made me laugh many times at work definitely will be missed keep smiling Norm where ever you are

  9. Jeff Yee wrote:

    Paul,my sincere condolences on the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I am here for you my brother.

  10. Holly Fendley wrote:

    Angie, Robin and Paul, I am so sorry for your loss, I just loved Norm. His smile, his laugh, his crazy sense of humour. He was truly a one of a kind that can never be replaced. Sending you all my love. ~HUGS~


    Our deepest condolences on Norm’s passing.

  12. Robert (Bob) and Linda Boak wrote:

    Our prayers and condolence are with the family. I was completely shocked to hear about Norm.

  13. Paul, Sherri & Meghan wrote:

    Pam, we are sorry to hear about the passing of your brother. Our condolences to you and your family.

  14. Joan Burbidge wrote:

    I am so sorry to hear that Norm had passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  15. Lorna simpsom wrote:

    My condolence to the family ,sorry to hear of Norm’s passing my prayers are with you

  16. Robert Tudor wrote:

    Dear Angie, Paul, Robin, family and friends.

    I am one of many who worked with Norm on Air Canada’s YYZ Ramp. I say without hesitation that ‘Scrapyard’ was the rarest of Gentlemen who could mix humour and work ethic perfectly. Norm remains a Legend. Norm joins John Brodeur in the Ramp Staff Hall of Fame. I would like to extend my most sincere condolences. I am certain your home will remain full of fine memories.

  17. Glen Peace wrote:

    Dear Angie Paul and Robin, I was extremely saddened to hear of Norm’s sudden passing. He was one of those people that is larger than life and a personality that we will all miss dearly. All of his AC colleagues have lifetime memories of Norm’s sense of humour and work ethic, we loved him and will miss him.

  18. Brian Lindsay wrote:

    Dear Angie, Robin and Paul, so sorry for your loss.
    I have good memories of Norm,
    my prayers are with you

  19. Pat Tough wrote:

    So sorry to hear of Norm’s passing. Our condolences to all the family. From Margaret Tough and families

  20. Norine Cooper wrote:

    So sorry to learn of Norm/s passing. He was an usher at my first wedding and a friend of Lorne Fell long ago.My sisters and I went to school with Trevor and Sandra. Our heart felt condolences : Norine Cooper , Catherine Wales and Alberta Silk

  21. Brian and Heather Delahunt wrote:

    Angie, Robin and Paul- so sorry for your loss. Norm was a wonderful person and I’m sure he will be greatly missed. We have many fond memories of Norm and will cherish them forever. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Hugs from Brian and Heather Delahunt

  22. bill and regi whyte wrote:

    so sorry Angie!May your memories keep your heart happy.

  23. Angie & Rob VanGrootel wrote:

    Robin, Paul & Angie
    Have had you continually in our thoughts. Norm always had such a welcoming smile and it will always be remembered. May your cherished memories of your Dad and husband help you through this difficult time. Our sincere condolences with love and hugs always xoxo

  24. Jerry Gain wrote:

    My condolences to the Family. I had the pleasure to work with Norm and whether he greeted you or were involved in a lengthy conversation, he was brilliant in how he captivated you with his stories and humour. You know he will be missed by All and words can’t express enough what Norm was all about. R I P Norm, say hi to Brodeur.

  25. Maureen Wildfong wrote:

    Angie, Paul & Robin
    I am so so sorry for your loss of your husband and father. I am thinking of you at this very difficult time in your lives. Hoping all the great memories last forever in your hearts. He was too young.
    RIP Norm.

  26. David Norman wrote:

    To Angie,Paul and Robin.
    David and I are sending our condolences and are so very sorry to hear about your sad loss of Norman.
    Our thoughts will be with you as always. Lots of love David and Ingrid xxx

  27. Pat freeman wrote:

    To all our family in Canada. Thinking if you all at this very sad time. Such a loss to you all. Pat and john

  28. Todd, Marilou and Don Marchant wrote:

    To all of Norm’s family,
    Our most sincere condolences go out to you all.
    Dad has many great memories from the days he worked together with Norm at Air Canada and as great friends.

  29. Larry and Bunny wrote:

    To Normans family, We were sorry to hear of your loss our condolences go out to you at this time. Larry and Bunny

  30. Jacqueline Conlan wrote:

    Thinking of you today Trevor as well as all the Hollingshead families:

    Our family extends our most sincere and heartfelt condolences during this very sad and difficult time.

    Always remember, every turn and twist, every old familiar spot or poignant memory will whisper of Norm’s existence and presence in your heart, and will forever remind you of his genuine love and pride for his family and how lucky you all were to have shared his life with him.

    Cherish the many memories you have created together as a family as they will keep all of you close and connected forever.

    We are sorry we couldn’t be with you today but please know you are in our thoughts and prayers—Always.

    ❤️Tony, Jacqueline and Leighton xo

  31. Kevin Holmes wrote:

    Dear Trevor and Family.

    I am very sorry to hear of Norm’s passing. My thoughts are with you all at this time.

    Kevin Holmes.

  32. Nonnie Byle (Weir) wrote:

    Norm was such a fun, loveable guy! Sorry to hear of his passing. Heaven has a great guy ….. he will entertain everyone. RIP Norm ….. xxxx

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