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Linda J. Kota

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FRANKFORD - Linda J. Kota, age 69, of Frankford, passed away on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with cancer at the Compassionate Care Hospice in Dover.
Born in Hackensack, she grew up in Rochelle Park and spent many summers in Lake Tamarack where she met her husband, Daniel R. Kota. Linda lived in Sussex before moving to Frankford in 1974.
Daughter of the late Herman Martin and Marion (McDonough) Fink, Mrs. Kota was a graduate of the Hackensack High School class of 1966, Linda had a long and successful career, beginning as a secretary for Cone Mills and later McGraw Hill Publishing. In 1969, Linda started working with the Ames Rubber Co. in Hamburg, as a secretary and retired in 2010 as the assistant to the president. A longtime and dedicated member of the Branchville Presbyterian Church, Linda was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and friend to many.
Linda is survived by her beloved husband of 48 years, Daniel R. Kota; her daughter, Christy J. Kota; her son, Aaron J. and his wife, Dena Kota; her stepmother, Jane Summers Fink; as well as her sister, Patricia Sylvester; and her cherished grandchildren, Logan, Ryleigh and Bryce Kota. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Linda's memory may be made to the John Theurer Cancer Center, 92 2nd St., Hackensack, NJ 07601 c/o Susan Parker for lung and brain cancer research. Arrangements and online condolences through Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home, 156 Main St. (Route 206) Newton. www.iliff-ruggierofuneralhome.com.
Published in The New Jersey Herald on Jan. 7, 2018
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