ONEIDA >> Linda L. Ahern, 55, of 458 Sayles St., Oneida, died very unexpectedly Saturday morning Feb. 22, 2104 in the emergency room at Oneida Healthcare after becoming overcome with grief at the loss of her mother two days earlier.
Linda was born on May 15, 1958 in Syracuse a daughter of Owen and Shirley Bailey Ahern. She had been a resident since 1965 and was a graduate of Oneida High School class of 1977.
She had been employed for several years by her father who was owner of the former Oneida Travel Agency on Main Street in downtown Oneida.
Linda was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Oneida. She was also a volunteer at the Oneida Healthcare ECF for many years, and was a cancer survivor and participant in the
. She also enjoyed watching Syracuse University athletics.
Surviving are an aunt and uncle, William and Beverly Bailey of Syracuse and several cousins and close family friend Ed Daly.
Joint funeral services with her mother Shirley will be held 12 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 from the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Abigail Browka officiating. Interment will be made in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Oneida. Friends are invited and may call 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. prior to the service. In their memory memorial contributions may be made to the Oneida Healthcare Patients Fund, 323 Genesee St., Oneida, N.Y. 13421 Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc., 342 Main St., Oneida.
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