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Norma Gagne/Forte Danas

October 5, 1943 ~ March 19, 2020 (age 76)

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Norma (Gagne / Forte) Danas, 76, passed away on March 19, 2020 with her devoted husband, Nick, and daughter, Suzi, by her side. Norma was born in Putnam, CT to the late Yvette (Cyr) and Normand Gagne on October 5, 1943. She graduated from Notre Dame High School in Fairfield and raised her two daughters Kim and Suzi in Trumbull, CT. She then moved to Stratford, CT where she worked for the Abbey Tent and Party Supply Rental for many years before retiring to Myrtle Beach.

Norma loved the beaches and warm climate of the south. “No Snow!!” She also enjoyed taking trips to Las Vegas and watching The Voice and Grey’s Anatomy. She was a member of the Lady Islanders Club where she made new friends Norma is survived by her husband, Nicholas; daughter Suzanne (Forte) Danas of Stratford, CT; granddaughter Brianna Danas of Manchester, NH and her sister Rachel (Gagne) and brother-in-law Tom Casey. She is predeceased by her daughter Kimberly Rigsbee.  She also leaves behind her stepsons George (Jennifer); Chris (Pam); Jon and Dean. Several step grandchildren, nieces, nephews. Several dear friends, especially 3 lifelong friends, Angie, Ginny and Bobbi.

Norma will be mostly remembered by her signature smiley face. She is now sleeping with the angels.

“Whisper I love you to a butterfly and it will fly to heaven to deliver your message to me.”

Services will be private in accordance to her wishes.

Condolences may be made at www.burroughsfh.com

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is in charge of arrangements.

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