Norman Fellows

Obituary of Norman Fellows

Norman G. Fellows, 90, of Laurel Drive, Woodstock, CT died peacefully at Day Kimball Hospital on March 30, 2018 with his loving family by his side.  Norman was born in Flushing, Queens, New York on January 14, 1928, son of Kenneth and Rosalie (Benisch) Fellows. He was the husband of Janet (Leschke) Fellows. They were married 66 years.

He was a veteran of World War II serving with the US Army. Norman was a resident of Woodstock since 1951, a graduate of Putnam High School and the University of Connecticut. He held management and engineering positions with American Optical Corp., Norton Company, Brand-Rex and American-Standard. He retired in 1990 as a principal engineer for Digital Equipment Corp. (Hewlett-Packard). He was a member of the Pomfret Congregational Church, a Life Member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality, past chairman Worcester Section, a member of American Legion Post 111, Woodstock and the US Naval Institute.

In addition to his wife Janet, he leaves his daughters, Susan E. Kozey and her husband Michael of Eastford, Katherine G. Fellows and her husband Daniel Southall of Pomfret Center, grandchildren  Nicholas Kozey and his wife Jody, David Kozey and his wife Karrin, Brian Kozey, Collin Sumera and Kristiana Sumera, great grandchildren Evan, Alex, Andrew and Jillian Kozey, his sister-in-law Bernice Fellows of Bolton.  He was predeceased by his brother Donald C. Fellows, sister Elaine A. Fahle and brother-in-law Robert Fahle.

Private burial was in Woodstock Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith and Walker Funeral Home, Putnam. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Norman’s memory to the Congregational Church of Pomfret, PO Box 297, Pomfret Center, CT 06256. Share a memory with his family at


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