BROOKFIELD, Ohio – Linda L. Paulson-Gatzy of Brookfield, Ohio passed away at 2:47 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, 2017, in St. Joseph Emergency Center in Andover, Ohio, she was 68.
Mrs. Gatzy was born April 13, 1949, in Sharon, a daughter of Roy and Mary (White) Paulson.
She was a lifelong resident of the Shenango Valley and a 1967 graduate of Sharon High School.
Linda was a cashier for more than 20 years at Giant Eagle in Liberty, Ohio, retiring in 2015.
Linda was a former member of Christ Lutheran Church in Sharon.
She enjoyed doing artwork, writing poems and short stories, animals, being outside and spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving are a daughter, Melissa Gatzy; a son, Timothy Gatzy, both of Brookfield; two grandchildren, Makenna and Reese; a sister, Kathleen Rizor and her husband, Brian of Sharon; a brother, Roy Paulson, Jr. and his wife, June of Sharon; a niece, Stephanie Lewis and her husband, Michael and their children, Cody and Sarah and two nephews, Tony and Robert Paulson.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The family suggest memorial contributions be made to ASPCA, 424 East 92nd St., New York, New York 10128.
All services are private.
Arrangements are being handled by J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 East State St., Sharon.