Sept. 26, 1934 – March 30, 2016
Joan M. Linde, a bookkeeper in the family business of Linde and Gray Heating, died March 30. She was 81.
After working in the family business, she raised a family and then returned to the workforce as a clerk for Budget Rent-A-Car. She retired in 2015.
Mrs. Linde, of Swormville, was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Swormville for 59 years and the Swormville Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary for more than 50 years.
She enjoyed cooking, reading, watching football and spending time with family.
Her husband, Richard, died in the 1970s.
Survivors include two sons, Richard and Robert; two daughters, Judith LeFevre and Molly Test; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Mary’s Church, 6919 Transit Road, Swormville.