Linda J. Magnuson
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of Pepperell, formerly of Billerica; 55
PEPPERELL -- Linda Jean (Linton) Magnuson, of Pepperell, beloved wife of Eric Magnuson, passed away on April 29, 2014 surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with brain cancer.
Linda was born into the loving home of the late Wilbur Everett and Natalie Frances Linton on May 8, 1958. She joined sisters, Phyllis (McArdle), Arlene (Putnam), Patricia (MacFadgen), Eleanor (DeBow), and Charlene (Babbitt) and one brother, Robert Linton. Before moving to Pepperell 11 years ago, Linda lived most of her life in Billerica where she attended the Billerica Public Schools and graduated from Billerica Memorial High School in 1976. She continued on to the Bryman Institute where she was awarded a diploma in medical office technology. Linda worked for over 30 years as a dental assistant for Drs. Paul and Timothy Carter and Drs. Gilad and Wu of Merrimack Valley Endodontics in Chelmsford before her illness.
Linda was a devoted and loving wife of Eric Magnuson for 35 years. She was very proud of and enjoyed spending time with her children, Andrew and Susan Magnuson of Pepperell, Ryan and Jen Magnuson of Syracuse, NY, and Michael Magnuson of Waltham; and her grandchildren, Emily, Kyle, Luke, and Declan.
In addition, Linda is survived by her mother-in-law, Ethel Magnuson, and many nieces, nephews, and close friends.
MAGNUSON -- of Pepperell, Linda Jean (Linton) Magnuson. A memorial service will be held Sunday, May 4, at 4:00 PM at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1195 Varnum Avenue, Lowell, MA, where Linda was a lifelong member. Burial was private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to LFC Camp Scholarships, c/o First Church of the Nazarene. Arrangements by the Hamilton-McGAFFIGAN Funeral Home, Pepperell. Please see www.mcgaffiganfuneral.com
Hamilton-McGaffigan Funeral Home
37 Main St
Pepperell, MA 01463
Published in Lowell Sun on May 1, 2014