Norris Earle Sample, 1937–2024

The family of Norris Earle Sample, of Havelock, Quebec,
is saddened to announce his peaceful passing on Tuesday,
January 16, 2024, in his 87th year.

Predeceased by his wife, Lynne Whiteley (1994), his memory will be cherished by his 3 children, Kimberly (Peter Lougas), Deborah (Ronald Buskey), David (Kelly Heaven). He also leaves behind 6 grandchildren: Alexander, Miranda (Coltin Atkinson), Mark (Keri Leahy), Coulton (Ashley), Cameron  and Rachael; and two great-grandchildren, Oaklynn Atkinson and Nate Lougas.

Norris also leaves to mourn his brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth Winston and Carol Sample, his nephew and nieces, Doug and Kelly Sample (Autumn, Mark, Will and Ken), Kelly Newby (John and Viola).

He greatly enjoyed agriculture and doing landscaping on his ancestral farms. A family and community historian, Norris entertained those around him with many unforgettable stories—he will be missed.


A celebration of Norris’ life will be held in the Spring,
on Saturday, May 18, 2024 (details to be announced later).

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    So sad to hear of Norris’s passing. He and his wife Lynne were very supportive of the horse show at Havelock Fair for many years. Together they raised three strong, responsible and independent children. Our sympathies to you all.
    David and Dianne


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    Sincères condoléances à la famille Sample. Nos pensées sont avec vous suite à la perte d’un être cher.


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    Nos plus Sincères sympathies à toute la famille Sample, nous pensons à vous.
    Jacques et Jacynthe Therriault


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    Dear Kim, Debbie, David and Families,

    Our deepest sympathy to you all. We enjoyed his stories of Havelock and area.

    Ron and Grietje Waddell


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    Our deepest sympathy to all the Sample Family, particularly David and Kelly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.


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    Our deepest sympathies to Dave, Kim & Debbie and your whole family our thoughts are with you all. The Hill just lost a lot of knowledge. Doug & Sylvie


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    So sad to hear MR. Sample’s passing. We have so many good memories of him talking of Havelock history and also the visit of the farm of which he was so proud. Thank you Norris for all these good souvenirs. Guillaume


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    Our deepest condolences to the entire Sample clan. May your fond memories of Norris be a comfort to you in this difficult time. He was a true gentleman. May he rest in peace


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    Our deepest sympathies to all the family! We are thinking of you during this difficult time!
    Hugs.


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    I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Sample’s passing. I have many great memories of him when I was young visiting Debbie at their home. Deepest sympathies to all of his loved ones.
    Susan


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    To the Sample family; We were greatly saddened to hear of Norris’ passing. He was a wonderful man and had such wonderful recollections of his family. His farm was certainly his pride and joy. Our sincerest condolences, Darleen & Jacques


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    Please accept our sincere condolences for your loss. As a little girl, I fondly remember spending many great Christmas and Easter dinners with Norris and his family. May his memory be a blessing.