On Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, Brian Norton, a loving son, father, brother, uncle and brother-in-law, passed away at the age of 34.
He was born on Sept. 15, 1988 to Eric and Rose Norton, of Los Lunas.
He is survived by his parents, his sons, Jacob Loomis Norton and Nikolus Norton; sister, Jennifer and husband, Patrick Jojola, of Los Lunas, and their children, Trinity and Elijah Jojola; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Mary and Juan P. Carrillo, of Belen, and Barbara Kramer, of Albuquerque; and aunt, Helen and uncle, Ismeal, of Los Lunas; Clory Romero, of Belen; and Fermin Gabaldon, of Belen.
Brian battled leukemia since November 2021. He had a good heart and cared for those around him. He will be missed by many who know him, but will always be in our minds and hearts until we reunite again one day in the house of our Lord.
A private family viewing was held on Feb. 6 at Noblin Funeral Home.
Services will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at Calvary Rio Grande Valley in Belen beginning with a visitation at 9:30 a.m., and a service at 10 a.m. A reception will follow.
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