Welcome to the memorial page for

Norman C. Remsen

February 8, 1942 ~ September 4, 2017 (age 75)

Norman C. Remsen, 75, of Bethlehem, went home to be with the Lord after a brief battle with cancer and a long history of chronic Lyme disease. He was the husband of Judith (Seewald) Remsen.

Mr. Remsen was born February 8, 1942 in Mt. Kisco, NY, son of the late Creswell Waterbury Remsen and Helen (Girling) Remsen. Growing up in Armonk, NY, he was a graduate of Pleasantville High School in Mt. Kisco. He earned a B.S. in Educaton at SUNY Oswego where he was a member of Sigma Tau Chi Fraternity and later earned a M.S. in Education at Western Connecticut State University.

He began his career in education teaching industrial arts and driver education in Valley Stream, NY, in 1964. After moving to New Milford, CT,in 1970, he continued is teaching career at Masuk High School in Monroe, CT, and then Schaghticoke Middle School from it opening in 1972 through his retirement in 2015. He was a driver education instructor and coordinator for the New Milford High School driver education program for several years. He was later employed as a driving instructor for Karla’s Driving School in Middlebury, CT, and most recently employed by The Next Street Driving School, Watertown, CT.

Mr. Remsen was also employed as a Real Estate agent for Gail Westfall Real Estate and Century 21 Real Estate during the 1980’s.

In addition to being an avid auto racing and NASCAR fan beginning with his experience working as a part of a pit crew at the Danbury Race Arena dring the 1960’s, he enjoyed woodworking projects, house renovations and assisting in the building of sets for the New Milford High School All-School Musical productions.

He was a member of the Bethlehem Historical Commission and the Waterbury Stamp Club.

Beside his wife of 50 years, he leaves his son Glenn C. Remsen and his wife, Deborah of Charleston, SC, his daughter Dawn M. Remsen of Bethlehem, CT, and his grandchildren, Simeon, Samuel, Stephen and Sierra Remsen of Summerville, SC.

He was predeceased by her sister, Ann Remsen Dwyer of East Orleans, MA.

A memorial service will be planned at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.

The Remesem Family extends heartfelt thanks to Mr. Remsen’s friends, co-workers and students for their overwhelming outpouring of prayers, support, encouragement and the sharing of precious memories during his time of illness.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to : For the Benefit of Norman Remsen accout (mailed to For the Benefit of Norman Remsen, PO Box 85, Bethlehem, CT. 06751) to help with medical expenses, funeral costs and continued Lyme disease treatment for surviving family. Munson Lovetere Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

For the Benefit of Norman Remsen
PO Box 85, Bethlehem CT 06751

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