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Norman HewickOctober 5, 1927 ~ June 12, 2017 (age 89)
Norman Hewick was born to Joseph and Jasodia Bhola (nee Senarine) at Kiltern Village, Guyana, South America on October 5th, 1927. As a little boy he grew up surrounded by his loving parents and his nine (9) brothers and sisters, namely: Cyril (“Ghandi”), Eva, William (Kaiser), Jacob, Elizabeth, Isaac, Walter, Doreen and Sue. He is preceded in death by Cyril, William, Eva, Jacob, Elizabeth, and Isaac. His education started at the Eversham Scott School where he earned a “school leaving” certificate with high honors.
Later, as a young man he married, Irene Dial. From that union were born 4 children: Rozeeta, Isaac, Joseph and Myrlyne. In the early ‘60s he traveled to the United States to further his education and earned a Masters Degree. He then returned to Guyana and worked at the New Amsterdam Mental Institution as the main psychologist for several years. He became divorced and then married Mavis Harry (Shirley), mother of Shurland, together they had Noreen and Gladys. Seven children in all. In 1971, he immigrated on his final trip to the United States where he worked in several hospitals, including Johns Hopkins and other institutions in the mental health field as well as teaching at various universities.
He was a very hardworking, loving, kind, and generous man, dedicated father and wonderful husband. Respected by many, his generosity spilled over to his community and these wonderful attributes were inherited by his family whom he was very proud of. He loved boxing, horses, spending time with his family and watching Family Feud. In addition to his academic and professional achievements most important was his love for the Lord. He faithfully served various roles in the Dundalk Seventh-day Adventist church including head elder, Sabbath School teacher, men’s choir member, and soloist singing sweet songs of Zion and encouraging hymns of praise.
Norman Hewick passed away very peacefully, surrounded by his family and loved ones, on June 10, 2017 at 11:22 PM at his home in Essex, MD. He is survived by his dear wife Shirley, his 7 children, 9 grandchildren (Mark, Jennifer, Shan, Vanessa, Jason, Lindsey Jr. Priya, Michael, and Mia and 7 great grandchildren (Mark Jr., Farrah, Sasha, Lindsey III, Lamira, Madison, & Conrad). May his soul rest in peace.
Friends may call at family owned Bruzdzinski Funeral Home P. A. at 1407 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex at route 702 (beltway exit 36) on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral services on Wednesday at 11:00 am. Interment Holly Hill Memorial Gardens.