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STACKHOUSE--Linda Grace Starlin, a native Staten Islander, died of cancer on February 10th in her Manhattan home, at age 74. Linda was born June 24th, 1941 in Westerleigh, graduated Curtis High School in 1959 and earned a BA Summa Cum Laude from Pace University in Manhattan. She later received her Masters in Public Administration from Baruch College and was elected a member of Pi Alpha Alpha. After her Pace graduation, she spent two years in Malaysia on a Peace Corps assignment. She was married to Hon. John E.H. Stackhouse, retired New York Supreme Court Justice, from 1963 until 1983 and had two children, Laura Stackhouse and Daniel Stackhouse. She is also survived by her granddaughter, Ruby Saratoga Hayes, son-in-law Pete Hayes, and her brother and sister, C. Peter Starlin and Dorothy C. Starlin Heffner. Linda retired from Weill Cornell Medical College in 2008. She was employed there for 25 years and her last title was Division Administrator. She was an active member of Holy Apostles Episcopal Church for over 40 years, and was a tireless volunteer for the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen. She was an outstanding cook and dancer, and she was passionate about travel, music, and the arts. She was an ardent supporter of independent theater, film, dance and many New York cultural institutions. She will be greatly missed by her family and a multitude of loyal friends. A memorial service is planned at the Church of the Holy Apostles, 296 9th Ave., in Manhattan, on Saturday, March 19th at 11am. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be sent to the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen, www.holyapostlessoup

Published in The New York Times on Feb. 28, 2016
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