Valerie Margaret Black

Published 9:32am Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Valerie Margaret Black, 63, of Tryon, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at the Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills.

Raised in Doylestown, Penn., she was a self-employed pet sitter. Mrs. Black loved riding horses and motorcycles.

Mrs. Black is survived by her husband of 10 years, Robert L. Black, of the home; her mother, Margaret Czerniak; a sister, Donna Czerniak; and two brothers, Bob and Ed Czernizk.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

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