SHARON, Pennsylvania – Linda J. Baldwin, age 70, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 24, 2018 surrounded by her family.
Preceded in death by parents, Edward John McGowan and Mona LaRue McGowan and brothers, Jack, Terry, Kevin and Brian.
Survived by Edward J. Baldwin, Jr (son) and wife, Nancy M. Vejar, David B. Baldwin (son) and wife, Rachelle A. Baldwin, James E. Horne (son) and wife, April L. Horne, Colleen R. Smith (daughter), Matthew D. Horne (son) and wife, Kellie R Horne. She is also survived by grandchildren, Alexis L. Baldwin, Cyenna M. Spiess, Ella R. Baldwin, August D. Baldwin, Kiara E. Smith, Ava L Baldwin, Austin J. Horne, Rylee K. Horne Valentina M. Baldwin Vejar, Luke R. Horne and Aria L. Horne.
Linda, a longtime resident of the greater Columbus area, graduated with honors from Sharon High School in Pennsylvania class of 1965. She went on to graduate from St. Elizabeth nursing school in 1968 and had a 49 year career as a critical care nurse.
An avid world traveler Linda enjoyed traveling both at home and abroad. Linda was a loving and nurturing mother, grandmother, nurse and friend to all those she met.
Calling hours will be 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 29 in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 East State Street, Sharon.
Mass of Christian burial will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 30 in St. Joseph’s Church, 79 Case Avenue, Sharon, with Rev. Thomas Whitman, pastor as celebrant.
Burial will be in America’s Cemetery, Hermitage.
A television tribute will air Monday, January 29 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.