WOOSTER -- Linda D. Norris, 70, of Wooster, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Aultman Hospital in Canton.
She was born Dec. 30, 1946, in Holmes County, the daughter of James E. Jr. and Anita Didinger Carpenter, and married Kenneth C. Norris Sr. on April 3, 1964. He survives.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic faith. Linda enjoyed gardening, trips to the ocean, collecting seashells, rocks and anything else from places she had traveled and attending her grandchildren's activities.
Linda's love for children, family and anyone she met will never be forgotten, she had touched so many lives over her lifetime.
Surviving in addition to her husband, are her sons, Ken (Jill) Norris Jr. of Apple Creek and James (Christine) Norris of Wooster; grandchildren, Jessica (Paul), Nick, Cassidy, Emily and Evelyn; great-grandchildren, Aubrey and Oliver; her siblings, Christine Akers, Rebecca Carpenter, Colleen Carpenter and Steven (Joann) Carpenter; numerous nieces, nephews; and a close friend, Gail Shaffer.
Friends were received Wednesday, March 22, 2017, from 5-7 p.m. at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, followed by a memorial service. The Rev. Joseph Seebauer officiated. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
The family would like to thank the ICU staff at Aultman Hospital in Canton for all their care in Linda's last few days.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 3500 Embassy Parkway, Suite 150, Fairlawn 44333.