Linna "Dolly" Shoff
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Linna "Dolly" L. (Smith) Shoff April 19, 2021 Linna L. (Smith) Shoff "Dolly", 75, of Syracuse, NY passed away in San Diego, CA, April 19, 2021 with her family by her side. Linna was born August 7, 1945 daughter to the late Gerald F and Linna (Hahn) Smith in Rome, NY. Linna graduated Rome Free Academy in 1964. She was a lifelong hard worker, dedicated mother and friend to many. Linna (Dolly) is survived by her brother Gerald F Smith of Taberg, NY, two children LinnaJo Dombroski of San Diego, CA, John E. Grabowski of Syracuse, NY, two grandchildren Sebastian and Jesse Radoff of San Diego, CA. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by brothers Paul, Lawrence and Lynn Smith. A precious soul who always put others first with the most positive and cheery attitude. She enjoyed her time using her talent knitting, quilling and tatting. A celebration of her life will be held over summer 2021 at North Syracuse Christian Church. Family and friends will be notified. Please sign the guestbook at
Published in Syracuse Post Standard from Apr. 30 to May 2, 2021.
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May 4, 2021
So sad to see the passing of Linna. Although I worked with her for a brief time, I still remember her sweet laugh and upbeat personality. Condolences to her family and friends.
Donna Magdziuk
May 4, 2021
Linna was a bright ray of sunshine! Always positive and cheerful, she was the best neighbor ever. Looking forward to being neighbors again in heaven. Praying for comfort and peace to her family
Brenda Heitkamp
May 3, 2021
There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart. Until I see you again, my friend.
May 2, 2021
I'm so sorry for your loss! Linna was a wonderful person inside and out. I worked with Linna at Bjs wholesale club and she always put a smile on my face. She will definitely be missed. My condolences to the family.
Judy Spring
May 2, 2021
I am so sorry for your loss Linna Jo, Sebastian,Jesse and John. Linna was a great, kind person. I am so happy she was my friend. I am going to miss her, miss our long talks and going out. She will always be in my heart and memories. Rest in peace my friend.
Linda & Gary Price
May 1, 2021
I worked with linna at bjs wholesale club I helped her do tire price checks at Sam's Club afterwards we would get lunch and enjoy each other's company I could always count on linna to make me smile and be happy I will miss her very much a wonderful woman and great friend my heart goes out to John and the family.
Chris spring
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