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Linda F. Traviglia

Linda F. Traviglia, age 89, passed on to Heaven peacefully on May 28, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Linda was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 2,1925 to Vincent and Carmela (LeDonne) Colabrese.

She was pre-deceased by her loving husband of 57 years, Frank Traviglia, Jr. and her sister Flora.

As a medical receptionist, Linda worked over the years for a Pediatrician, an E.N.T. specialist, a Gynecologist and in her final working years, for a Cardiologist. Linda and Frank kept an active schedule with World-Wide Marriage Encounter and Rotary International, meeting many friends along the way. Her greatest joys were spending time with her family, especially her four grandson's and her great-granddaughter.

Linda enjoyed music, gardening, reading, crafts and sewing and will be remembered most for her beautiful rose garden, lovely quilts, needle works and especially her fabulous Italian cuisine.

Linda is survived by her sons, Frank D. (Susan) Traviglia and Paul (Jennifer Hood) Traviglia; grandsons, Michael (Jenna Davis) Traviglia, Joshua (Anna) Traviglia, Christopher Traviglia and Sean (Carisa) Traviglia; great-granddaughter, Caitlyn Traviglia and her special friend, Judy Hood.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to all her caregivers at Grandhaven Living Center over the past nine years, especially to Keisha and Gingi. Also, a special thank you to Patty Morris, R.N. and the Hometown Hospice staff for their compassionate care in Linda's final days.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be Monday June 2, 2014 at 2:00 P.M., at St. Casimir Parish, 815 Sparrow Ave, Lansing with Fr. Bill Lugger presiding.  Rite of committal St. Joseph Cemetery.  Viewing one hour prior to the funeral mass Monday at church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Grandhaven Living Center: Attention: Keith Fisher, Administrator, 3145 West Mt. Hope Ave., Lansing, MI 48911 or to St. Casimir Parish, 815 Sparrow Avenue, Lansing, MI 48910, in memory of Linda F. Traviglia.

Friends may visit the guest book at   Arrangements by Tiffany Funeral Home.

Published in Lansing State Journal on June 1, 2014
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