Tina Katherine Linn

Tina Katherine Linn

AGE: 59 • Centreville, DE

Tina Katherine Linn, age 59, of Centreville, DE, formerly of Kemblesville, PA, and Birmingham Township, PA, died on May 16, 2013 peacefully at home with family at her side. She was a 1972 graduate of Bridgewater-Raritan West High School. Tina received her bachelor degrees in nursing in 1979 and animal science in 1978 from the University of Delaware. In 1981, she received her Masters of Science Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania. Tina's nursing career included employment with Thomas Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia, Haverford State Hospital, Delaware State Hospital and Brandywine Hospital. She left nursing in 1986 to become a full-time homemaker and mother. Tina was a child of nature. She loved swimming in the ocean, hiking, laying in the sun, and gathering shells. She was an avid gardener and was happiest outdoors among the plants, animals and birds. Above all, Tina loved and cherished her family.

She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Leonard Nitowski, MD; daughters, Diana L. Nitowski of Centreville and Laura Nitowski of Philadelphia, PA; parents, Bruce and Jane Linn of Bridgewater, NJ; brother, Rev. David Linn and his family of Morgantown, WV; and brother, Jeffrey Linn and his family of Edison, NJ.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday May 25, 2013 at the CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington. Friends and family may visit Saturday afternoon at the funeral home beginning at 2:15 pm.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Delaware Hospice, 3515 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810 or the Delaware Nature Society, PO Box 700, Hockessin, DE 19707.

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Published in Courier News on May 19, 2013