July 1, 2014

Norman L. Passno

December 30, 1938 - June 29, 2014

CHAZY LAKE — Mr. Norman L. Passno, 75, of Boat Launch Road at Chazy Lake and formerly of Chazy, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at his home with family by his side and under the care of Hospice of the North Country. He was born in Peru on Dec. 30, 1938, the son of the late Milton and Leah (Babbit) Passno.

Norman was employed by several companies before starting his own scrap metal business that he operated for many years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. He is survived by his longtime companion, Rose Arno; his children and their spouses, Alan and Debbie Passno of Cumberland Head, Brenda and David Lux of Keeseville, Steven and Mary Passno of Rouses Point, Douglas Passno and companion Ona Mae Rabideau of Ellenburg Depot, Jeffrey Passno of Chazy; three sisters, Beatrice Bezio of Plattsburgh, Geraldine Lombard of West Plattsburgh, Loretta Peterkin of Amsterdam, N.Y. his grandchildren, Stephanie, Brandon, Michelle, Shannon, Cherie, Leah, Lisa, Jarrod, Matthew, Jenna, Kaley, Charlene; ten great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Barbara (Matott) Passno; two brothers, Lloyd Passno and Donald Passno; and a sister, Gloria Fournier.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, at the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St. in Plattsburgh. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. in the Brown Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Chazy on Saturday, July 5, at 10 a.m. Memorial donations may be offered to Hospice of the North Country.

Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY, 12901, (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at

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