Grimm, Linda Emory
Feb 13, 2021
Linda Emory Grimm, 72, of Sarasota, FL, formerly of Naugatuck, CT passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on February 13, 2021. She leaves behind her loving husband, George B. Grimm of Sarasota, her children, Robert Koenemund of Plymouth, CT, Allison Calca and her husband Paul of Cheshire, CT and Matthew Grimm and his wife Tanya of Colchester, CT. She especially doted on her four grandchildren: Abigail & Jack Grimm and Matthew & David Calca. She is also survived by her sisters, Lucy Perkins and her husband Richard of Westchester, PA and Wilma Gilbert and her husband Ray of Orlando, FL. She was predeceased by her brother, James Emory. She leaves behind many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Linda graduated from Henderson High School, class of 1966. Linda was instrumental in organizing class reunions, right up to a 53rd in 2019.
Linda loved her career as a travel agent. She worked many years for Largay Travel in Prospect, CT. She had close ties to her former co-workers, affectionately known as the "Largettes". She recently worked for AAA in Brandon, FL. Her career allowed her to pursue her love of travel. Her last journey in 2019 was a dream trip to Italy and Spain.
Linda was also well known for breeding and raising Yorkshire Terriers. Her "Park Ave Yorkies" were near and dear to her heart.
Since moving to Florida, Linda had developed close friendships with her neighbors at "43 West". Linda was often coordinating parties at the "clubhouse". Linda also had a love of photography, especially nature photography. She had an affinity for capturing pictures of birds and other Florida wildlife.
A memorial service celebrating Linda's life will be held in the spring. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to either St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
or Shriners Hospitals for Children