Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of the Boston Police Department, friends, and family of Pierce Norton, a South Boston native, who passed away suddenly last week.  Please see his obituary and traffic advisory below.


NORTON, Pierce Fitzgerald (BPD) Of South Boston, passed away suddenly on January 11, 2024. Loving son of Lawrence and Maureen (Fitzgerald) Norton of South Boston. Beloved husband of Brittani Smith. Devoted father of Pierce Salvatore Norton. Cherished brother of Lauren Wilson and her husband Michael of Braintree, Brian T. Norton of Boston, and Catherine Beaty and her husband Benjamin of Wellesley. Loving uncle of Charlotte and Jack Beaty. Pierce is survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends whom he loved dearly. Mr. and Mrs. (Nina) Richard Hayes of South Boston, Gerard. V. Fitzgerald of Falmouth, Mr. and Mrs. (Jano) Kenneth O’Brien of Milton, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph (Jody) Fitzgerald of South Boston, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Fitzgerald of South Boston, and Mr. and Mrs. (Mary) Romualdas Zukauskas of Weymouth. Visiting in St. Brigid Church, 841 East Broadway, South Boston, on Tuesday, January 16th, from 4-7pm. Funeral Mass will follow on Wednesday in St. Brigid Church at 10am.

Funeral Mass will be Livestreamed at www.gateofheavenstbrigid.org Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. Pierce was a graduate of Providence College, class of 2009. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Pierce may be made to South Boston Youth Hockey c/o Rob Clifford, 807 East Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127 or Thayer Academy, 745 Washington Street, Braintree, MA 02184.

For guestbook, please visit www.obrienfunerals.com O’Brien Funeral Home South Boston 617 269 1600

View the online memorial for Pierce Fitzgerald (BPD) NORTON

Published by Boston Globe from Jan. 14 to Jan. 15, 2024.

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