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NORRIS, Richard A.

NORRIS - Richard A. Age 85, a lifelong resident of North Tonawanda, Thursday, October 6, 2016, while under the care of Niagara Hospice; beloved husband of 34 years of Carol M. (nee Breitenbach) Norris, father of Robert (Patti) Norris, Raymond Norris, Patricia Wienke, Mark Norris, and Richard Norris; son of the late Harry and Janet (Johnston) Norris; brother of Barbara (late Louis) Parish, Susan (James) Kehrer, William Norris, Edwin (Donna) Norris, the late Kathleen Donner and the late Janet Norris; brother-in-law of Joseph (late Kathleen) Donner; also survived by ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Richard was a US Army veteran of the Korean War. He had been employed by the Wurlitzer Co. in North Tonawanda and then worked as an Editorial Artist for the Buffalo News for 24 years, retiring in 1993. His hobbies included Art, Gardening, Music, the Buffalo Zoo, and computers. There will be no prior visitation. A Celebration of Life will be held at Salem United Church of Christ in the City of Tonawanda at a date and time to be announced. Memorials may be made to the Buffalo Zoo, WNED, Salem United Church of Christ 114 Morgan St. Tonawanda, NY 14150, or to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., Tonawanda.

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