Norman Essex

Norman Essex, 89, died Sept. 7, 2011.
Born in the Bronx, N.Y., Mr. Essex served in World War II.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Lillian; children,  Merrill (Richard Meliska) Essex of Evanston, Ill., Randall (Christine) Essex of Rockville, Md.,  and Lauren (Richard) Essex of Del Mar, Calif.; and four grandchildren.
Services were held in the Evergreen Mortuary with Rabbi Stephanie Aaron of Congregation Chaverim officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice Services, Hadassah Southern Arizona or the Community Food Bank.