Linda A. Broderick
1953 - 2021
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Linda A. Broderick
Linda A. Broderick, 67, of Savannah, GA died peacefully at home on March 30, 2021, surrounded by her loving family and friends.
Linda was born in Twinsburg, Ohio on October 12, 1953 to Lois (Taylor, Ryan) Little and Glenn Ryan. She attended Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio, majoring in Education. Following graduation, she taught special education in Monroeville and Cleveland, OH. While attending Hiram she met the love of her life, Tom, and they were married on November 26, 1977.
In 1984, they settled in Savannah, Georgia and found a home in a community of faith with friends that turned into family. Linda loved being able to be a part of the community and got involved at every opportunity she could. From working in the office at St James Catholic Church, being an active member and past president of the Georgia Dental Association Alliance, to volunteering at school lunches, Linda loved to get out and give back. Above all else, she was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Linda loved her children and grandchildren dearly and never missed a chance to let them know how special they were.
She is preceded in death by her father, Glenn Ryan; stepfather, Glenn Little; brother, Jeffrey Ryan; stepbrother, Jeff Little; sister-in-law, Mary Lowry; brother-in-law, Gilbert Janke; niece, Stephanie Ryan; nephew, Steven Ryan.
In addition to her husband, Tom, Linda leaves behind four children and eleven grandchildren; son, Patrick Broderick (Melanie); daughter, Alison Doan (Michael); daughter, Adele Johnson (Jordan); son, Michael Broderick, all of Savannah. Loving mother, Lois Little; aunt, Janet Novak; brother, Lawrence Ryan (Darlene); brothers-in-law Joe Broderick, John Broderick, Tim Broderick (Carla); stepsister Colleen Janke, all of Ohio. Stepbrothers Glenn Little Jr. (Cindi), IL and Todd Little (Cindy), AZ; all her precious grandchildren, Emory, Grayson, and Lillian Doan; Hudson, Emma Kate, Andrew, and Ellis Broderick; Fischer, Miles, Bennett, and Sullivan Johnson all of Savannah, GA. She also has several cousins, nieces, and nephews as well as many close loving friends.
The visitation will be held on Monday, April 5, 2021 at St. James Catholic Church from 5 pm – 7 pm with a Rosary to follow.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at St. James Catholic Church at 11 am.
Linda will be at her final resting place in Greenwich Cemetery.
Please follow COVID-19 protocols, including wearing masks and social distancing.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. James Catholic School, St. Vincent' s Academy, or Benedictine Military School in Savannah, GA.
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Published in Savannah Morning News from Apr. 3 to Apr. 4, 2021.
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April 6, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Such a wonderfully caring woman! She will be missed.
Jeff and Nancy Davis
April 5, 2021
Linda will always be remembered by us as someone who lived out love, a caring heart, and a sweetness of spirit. We will miss her smile...❤
Brian and Kathy Kaphaem
April 5, 2021
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April 4, 2021
My condolences to the Broderick, Ryan, and Little families with the passing of my dear cousin Linda. Her good lives on.
Cousin Dave Dew
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