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Norman Street

April 30, 1931 ~ December 15, 2018 (age 87)

NORMAN REESE STREET SR. Was born, April 30, 1931, to Albert and Martha Street in Dover, Delaware. He spent his formative years in Dover along with nine siblings, where he also received his formal education.
 
In 1947, Norman enlisted into the United States Navy at the young age of sixteen. He served his country proudly as an Intercommunications-Engineer for the Scorpion Skipjack-class and TUNNY Gato-class submarines.  He quickly moved up the ranks to Chief Petty Officer -E7.
 
While in the Navy, Norman earned a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, and taught Engineering nationally, across the United States. He was very motivated and ambitious.
 
While serving in the Navy, Norman met the lovely Jurnell Wills. They were united in Holy Matrimony on August 29, 1957 in Reno, Nevada. Their union, which was truly a match made in heaven, was blessed with three sons: Darrell, Norman R. Jr. and Michael.  As compliments of the United States Navy, the family lived in various places including Hawaii, Washington and California, where they decided to purchase a home in San Diego, California, making it their permanent residence.
 
After receiving his Honorable Discharge in 1970, Norman began his employment with the United States Postal Service, retiring in 1990 after twenty years of exemplary service.
 
Norman was a very hardworking and ambitious man, striving to provide a good life for his family. Throughout his life, he remained focused and believed in finishing what he started. He was a very loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and the best friend one could ever have. He enjoyed taking his wife and children, as well as other family members, on vacation to visit relatives throughout Delaware and California. The vacations often included fishing in the Salton Sea. He will be greatly remembered for his delightful humor and his love towards other.
 
Norman was preceded in death by his parents; his grandson, Darrell “Street Jr. who was affectionately known as “Lil Darrell” and all of his siblings.
 
On Saturday, December 15, 2018, Norman Reese Street Sr. was called from earthly labor to eternal rest. He leaves to cherish his memory, his beloved wife of sixty-one years, Jurnell Street; three sons, Darrell Street (Elaine), Norman Reese Street Jr. and Michael Street (Fiancé’ Lacherl Campbell) and a host of grandchildren, great-children, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

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