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Christopher Norton Thornton


Chief Petty Officer, Radioman, RCN / C.A.F.


Died: 09 Aug 2021, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia


THORNTON, Christopher Norton - age 76, passed away peacefully at the Dartmouth General Hospital, August 9, 2021. Chris was the son of the late William and Kay Thornton. Chris spend 31 years in the Navy as a communications expert and enjoyed teaching the new recruits at CFB Halifax. Chris also loved to play darts, bowl, and go fishing. He will be deeply missed by his partner-in-crime, Adele, and sisters, Eva and Judy (Ontario). Besides his parents, Chris was predeceased by his son, Jay, his brother, Frank, and brothers-in law, Ron Burns (Judy) and Rick Buckmiller (Eva). For those wishing, donations in his memory would be appreciated to Souls Harbour Rescue Mission. By his request, no funeral will follow. (Donald K. Walker Funeral Directors)


Ships served in:


HMCS PROTECTEUR - Served in PROTECTEUR in the 1980s as POTEL

TTCP BERMUDA - Served in TTCP in 1987



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