Linda Warne Horst

Linda Warne Horst, 65, of Glen Allen, Va., died Feb. 11.

Born in Peckville on May 11, 1948, daughter of the late Maude Edna (nee Thomas) and William Roberts Warne, she was a proud graduate of Blakely High School and Virginia Commonwealth University. She worked a long and accomplished accounting career for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Jarvis Corp., Circuit City, Markel Corp. and AECOM.

She worshiped in community with Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, and cherished her participation in many service programs there.

She was a beloved daughter, sister, mother, great-aunt, grandma, friend and colleague. She had many friends from her activities, including traveling, line dancing, participating in a book club and beachcombing.

She is survived by a daughter, Amy and husband, Birger Pahl; a grandson, Thomas; a sister, Ruth and husband, William Correll; a nephew, William and wife, Joyce Correll; a niece, Gretchen Correll; and great-nephews, Alex and Eric Correll.

A memorial celebration will be held March 1 at 11 a.m. at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, Glen Allen. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Good Shepherd United Methodist Church or to 9-to-5 Association for Working Women at

Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 23, 2014