HOUSTON, Texas — Norman Joseph Mondor (62) passed away on July 12, 2017, in Houston,

Norman was born in Biddeford, Maine, to Robert J. and Alice F. (LaCharite) Mondor on Sept. 10, 1954, the seventh of 17 children.

He grew up in Saco, Maine, and attended local schools, graduating from Thornton Academy in 1972.

In 1979, Norman moved his family to Houston, Texas, where he attended trade school and began his lengthy career as a journeyman lineman. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local Union 66. 

Norman was a man of God and an active steward in his parish at St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church. He was a Knight of Columbus, Council 9201.

Norman loved golfing, playing cards, swimming, fishing, gardening, bowling, rescuing animals, art, music, watching football, grilling on the barbecue pit, going out to eat, nature, and participating in activities at church. He loved God. He loved his children, grandchildren, and his extended family. Norman was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

He is survived by: his daughter Melissa, her husband, Richard Herrera Sr., and their two children Hannah and Richard Jr.’ as well as his son Mathew Mondor, his wife, Brandi, and their two children Brenyn and Brianna.

He is also survived by seven brothers and five sisters and leaves behind an extended family of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, many friends, a church family, and his IBEW Union brotherhood.

Norman was preceded in death by his parents and four siblings.

A memorial service will be held in Maine at a later date.