NORRIS, Ernest (Joe) Marrington

Born on December 6, 1938. Passed away March 28, 2020.

Passed away peacefully at Meercroft on, Saturday, March 28, 2020. Dearly beloved husband of Cecilia Dawn. Loved father of Deborah-Anne (dec.), Careena, Kim (dec.), Tracey-Anne, Sean, and Jody. Loved father in law of Geoffrey, Ray, April, and Rachel. Much loved grandfather to all his grand and great grandchildren.

Given the current restrictions on non-essential gatherings, Ernest will be privately farewelled on FRIDAY, April 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm. We encourage people to use our live streaming facility at

Funeral NoticePrivate service
  1. To the greatest father in the world you were always there when I needed you no matter what I got myself into the day you left me was the day my world fell apart and my heart broke into a million pieces because I couldn’t be with you when you needed me love u 4 Eva and a Day Big Daddy love your baby girl Tracy

    Tracy-Anne Marshall March 30 2020
  2. Pop’s Gonna miss you heaps enjoyed a lot of good times coffees and chats lots of precious memories
    Thanks for your daughter Tracy

    Raymond Marshall March 30 2020
  3. I remember like it was yesterday staying with you and grandma and always waking up to milos ready for me, and holding your hand, and how happy you were when I told you I finished grade 10 like I promised, I’m going to miss your smile and the milos, I love you grandpa till we meet again xx

    alyssa March 31 2020
  4. Well pop u are in no more pain now when you found out I was back with Riley u told him to get me pregnant 🤰🏻 I said I can’t have any more children but look at it here it is that you asked him to give you a grandson so he did give you that one thing before you passed away R.i.p pop and grandpa u have open your beautiful wings fly High 🌈🕊lots of love From Kira (Ewok) and Ashlee (Matilda) and Riley xx

    Kira Marshall March 31 2020
  5. Hi pop it’s Justin I would like to tell you how much I love and miss you thank you for being a wonderful grandfather courageous to the end love Justin Marshall (Mick)

    Justin Marshall March 31 2020
  6. You were a man of much knowledge and extremely good with words, you helped me many times to write professional letters and heartfelt words. I thank you for the memories I have and the conversations we had in my younger years Uncle, you are now at peace and have joined your son to watch over all you love.
    My heartfelt sorrow to my Auntie Cecilia and families xx

    Kalrissa Triffett March 31 2020
  7. Treasured memories in my heart they will stay, until we meet again someday.
    RIP Uncle Ernie all my love to Aunty Cecilia and all the family.Thinking of you all xx
    Tamara and family

    Tamara Rochester March 31 2020
  8. Ernie there is one thing that sticks in my mind, when you lived in our drive way in Williams St. in Devonport in a caravan. Nearly every morning we would have eggs and bacon for brekkie, one morning in your van then next morning in my house,they were the days.
    Deepest sympathy to your wife Cecelia and extended families, will never forget you..
    For ever been your brother-in-law Ian and sister-in-law Beverley x x R.I.P. Brother 🙏🙏

    Beverley Triffett April 1 2020
  9. Uncle Joe have some great memories of you.Pat & l learnt a lot from you when we were first married thanks for the help back then. A great man always helpful &loving..Always had great respect for you.. Rest peacefully mate no more pain Al. Brewer & families 💔

    Alwynne Brewer April 2 2020
  10. My dearest poppy I guess this is our final goodbye I thank u so much for everything u have done and gor being there when I needed u the most i just hope u are flying high with all your loved ones we love u so dearly and miss u daily luv always Chantelle Alyssa Savannah and bella xxxx

    Chantelle Marshall April 2 2020
  11. our beautiful Pop, now our forever angel.. You and all our memories together will live forever in our hearts and minds, you were so much more than our pop, wiser beyond your years and so full of love. we’ll never forget all our henty trips and our many many sleepovers with you and nan, nothing would excite us more than our birthday cards every year to see what you’d written or drawn, you were the light in everyones life and you always will be !! we love you so much and miss you even more, give Uncle Kim a big hug for us!

    Love henny penny, neeky peeky and gus bus xxx

    Taneka Norris April 3 2020
  12. to mr norris ty for being there for me when i was young .my you rip

    ellen bourke April 3 2020