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Norman C. Barth, 74, a retired account supervisor for General Mills in Buffalo, died Saturday (Dec. 25, 1999) in his Wheatfield home after a long illness.

A graduate of South Park High School in Buffalo, Barth earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Buffalo. He had been a General Mills employee for 41 years, retiring in 1983. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War.

He was fourth-degree member of Madonna Council 2535, Knights of Columbus, and its Color Corps. He also was a member of Post 7545, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Post 1322, American Legion.

Barth was a member of the General Mills Employee Club of Buffalo and Local 36, American Federation of Grain Millers.

He was a member of the Democratic Committee and the St. Vincent de Paul Society and served as an usher at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church. He served as president of the North Tonawanda Caravan Club and Sandy Beach Association. He was a member of the South Park Business Association and was active with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Junior Achievement programs.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, the former Mary Tauriello; a daughter, Michele Hoerner of Wheatfield; and two brothers, Eugene of Buffalo and Robert of South Daytona Beach, Fla.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Christopher's Catholic Church, 2660 Niagara Falls Blvd, Town of Tonawanda. Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton.

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