Sunday, October 1, 2023

Norman “Tony” South, Sr., 86, of Virginia Beach

Norman “Tony” South, Sr. (Altmeyer Funeral Home)

Norman “Tony” South, Sr. went to be with the Lord on the morning of May 27, 2023 at the age of 86, surrounded by his wife Bridget Caruana South and his five children.

Tony is preceded in death by his parents, E. Norman South and Catherine Warren South and sisters Kay Wright and Sallie Cox.

Born in Kentucky in 1936, Tony was the oldest of three children. After high school, he went on to earn his undergraduate degree from The College of William and Mary and his master’s degree from Old Dominion University.

Left to cherish his beautiful memory is his beloved wife Bridget Caruana; children Jennifer (Dave) Wagner, Anthony South, Rene’ (Myles) Pocta, Kathleen (Kevin) Kelly, Sean (Jacqueline) South; grandchildren David, Rebecca, Joshua, Matthew, Taylor, Andrew, Christopher, Travis, Lindsay, Mackenzie, Bridget, Carter, Isaiah, Alexis, Camden, Austin, Chynna; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and to CHKD in honor of Tony.

Family will receive friends at 11:30 a.m. on June 2, 2023 at Church of the Ascension in VA Beach. Mass will begin at noon. Interment will be held at Princess Anne Memorial Park.

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