Maria L. Norris
A funeral service for Maria L. Norris, 72, of Newark, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Mark Falls officiating. Burial will follow at Wilson Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.
Maria passed away December 6, 2018, at her residence. She was born November 6, 1946, in New Bedford, MA, to the late Joaquin and Wilma (Pyles) Cardoza.
Maria graduated from Ironton High School. She was an office clerk for 19 years at Buckeye Lake Truck Stop. She was a member of Newark Baptist Temple, where she was a member of the RU group. She loved the Lord and her family. She enjoyed crocheting, playing games on her phone, Thomas Kincaid puzzles, Sunday lunches with the ladies from her church, and she loved baking.
She is survived by her children, Jay (Tiffany McKinney) Norris of Utica, Tina (Charles Taylor, Jr.) Norris of Newark, and Jeana (George) Offenbaker of Newark; sisters, Lucy Dust of Pedro and Elizabeth (Chester) Childers of Ironton; grandchildren, Scott, J.W., Stephanie, Cody, Adam, Cassie, Emily, Ronnisha, Kassidy, and Josh; great-grandchildren, Leo, Charlie, Connor, Lainey, and Payton; special friends, Nini Lupton, Penny Ball, and Joellen Moore all of Newark; many nieces and nephews, and her beloved bird, Pepe.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Ruth McCormick.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Newark Baptist Temple, 81 Licking View Dr. Heath, Ohio 43056.
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