Noriene ‘Fred’ Burton

Noriene Burton, “Fred,” as she was called by her shipmate at Foss Maritime, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2012.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Micky Burton; and her parents: Ralph and Ornita Fredricksen.

Noriene left only a nephew as she had no children of her own.

Noriene led a full life as a singer and stand-in actress where she worked with actors like Maureen O’Hara and Andy Rooney. She then went to work for Foss where she was the first female cook on the tug boats, she and Micky retired in Havillah in 1991 where they lived until their passing.

Noriene was a caring, loving person with a love for animals, a love for rocks for painting and all kinds of needle point.

At Noriene’s request, there will be no services.

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