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Valarie J. Norris

September 18, 1951 ~ September 16, 2022 (age 70)


DOYLESTOWN – Valarie J. Norris, age 70, passed away on September 16, 2022.

She was born on September 18, 1951 in Wadsworth, OH  to the late Clifford and Margaret (Rasor) Buckingham and was a longtime resident of Doylestown, previously of Wadsworth. Devoted to her family in her younger years, Valarie went on to be employed by Circle K and previously Stop-N-Go, and Ultra Loom. Her passion was rescuing dogs and cats.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Jeffery D. in 2002. She is survived by her son, Jarrod (Tracie) Norris; daughter, Rashelle (Nate) Helms all of Doylestown; grandchildren, Sara, Katey, Christopher, and Abby Choueiry, Kamber Helms; great granddaughters, Emma, and Alleigh; great grandson, Raiden; brother, Jim (Cathy) Buckingham; nephew, James Buckingham; great nephew, Wyatt Buckingham; great niece, Shawna Bailey.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 10:30 am at Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 132 N. Portage St., Doylestown, 44230 with Pastor Rod Grabski, officiating. Burial to take place at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to AJ’s Search & Rescue, PO Box 13725, Fairlawn, OH 44334 or to ASPCA at Online obituary and guest registry are available at

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September 23, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home
132 N. Portage St.
Doylestown, OH 44230

Funeral Service
September 24, 2022

10:30 AM
Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home
132 N. Portage St.
Doylestown, OH 44230


AJ's Search & Rescue
PO Box 13725, Fairlawn OH 44334


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