Roxbury Township, Norman C. Pollison died Sunday, August, 24th, 2014 at St. Clare’s Dover Campus after a short illness. He was 89 years old. He was born in Ogdensburg, NJ and lived in Succasunna, NJ for over 58 years. He was a graduate of Franklin High School and Rutgers University with a BS Degree. He served in the US Navy during World War II. Mr. Pollison was an accountant, Deputy Accounting Officer and Finance & Accounting Officer at Picatinny Arsenal for over 40 years. He received many awards, letters of appreciation, and letters of commendation while working at Picatinny Arsenal. He retired at the end of 1987. After his retirement from Picatinny Arsenal he worked for AT&T as a consultant, other small businesses in the area, and had a real estate license working for Weichert Referral Associates until June 1996. He was a life member of Samaritan Lodge #98 F&A and Harmony Lodge #8 Masons for over 67 years, 32nd Degree Mason in Lodge Council Chapter Consistory Valley of Northern New Jersey for over 42 years, a Shriner in Salaam Temple A.A.O.N.M.S. of Livingston, NJ for over 40 years and Morris County Shrine Club.
He was also a member of Dover/Rockaway Lodge #782 B.P.O. Elks for over 52 years, Past Exalted Ruler, Past District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler, and lodge secretary for 22 years retiring from that office in 1994. He was a honorary life member of the lodge since 1981. He was also a certified ritualistic judge and was State Ritual Chairman for the New Jersey State Elks Association for four years and judged in the Elks National Convention on two occasions and also in other states. Dover Elks merged with Lake Hopatcong Elks in April 2007.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Madeline M. (Castaldi) on January 22, 2011. He is survived by two daughters, Sharon Hebner and her husband Andrew of Norton, Massachusetts, and Linda Wisneiski and her husband James of Bushkill, Pennsylvania, one brother, Leon Pollison and his wife Kathy of Dover, New Jersey and four grandchildren; Michael, Douglas, Jennifer, and Sarah. Visitation on Wednesday, August 27th from 2-4 and 6-8 PM, and on Thursday morning from 9 – 9:45 am at the Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com), 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ. Church services at the Presbyterian Church at 10 AM Thursday, August 28th, with burial at the Stanhope Union Cemetery. In lieu of Flowers, donations are requested to the Presbyterian Church, 99 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ, 07876.