Linda Bolinski, 52, formerly from the East Mountain section of Scranton, died Friday at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia after a courageous battle with cancer.
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Born in Philadelphia, daughter of Mary Ann Monopoli Bolinski, Scranton, and the late Robert T. Bolinski, she spent her childhood in Scranton and was a 1978 graduate of Scranton Central High School. She relocated to Philadelphia to attend Temple University. She was previously employed by Mutual Press Clipping and most recently by numerous restaurants and catering establishments in Philadelphia.
Linda was a loving and devoted daughter and sister. Her smiles, love and laughter made a difference in the lives of everyone she encountered. She doted on her precious dog, Tara. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Also surviving are a brother, Mark Bolinski, Scranton; her companion, John Daly, Philadelphia; and several cousins.
The family would like to acknowledged the outstanding care that Linda received from all those associated with the Hospice Unit at Penn Medicine.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Name of Jesus Church, East Elm Street and Froude Avenue, Scranton. Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Scranton.
Immediate family and friends may greet the family Friday from 9 to 9:30 in the church. Arrangements entrusted to the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave., Scranton. Go to www.millerbeanfh.com for additional information or directions.
Published in Scranton Times on Mar. 7, 2013