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BADAME, Rev. Linda M.

BADAME, Rev. Linda M.

BADAME - Rev. Linda M. Age 61. Founding and Senior Pastor of In His Presence Church (formerly Wheatfield Community Church), went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 24, 2017 after a lengthy illness. Linda was born in Buffalo, NY to Justin and Marietta Badame. A strong preacher of the Word and Christ's kingdom, Pastor served regularly on "Ask the Pastor" on TCT television. Pastor Linda served as President of her church and Christ the King Preparatory Academy located in Niagara Falls, NY. She had a heart for the community and the homeless. Pastor Linda organized many activities and outreaches to support women, youth and homeless, including Ladies Fashion Shows, Ladies Luncheons, marriage and financial seminars, movie nights, clothing drives, and opened her home to house those who needed a safe place to live. She is survived by her sister, Maria (Lou) Morabito; niece, Melina; nephew, Justin; and many cousins and family members. She is sadly missed by her congregation. Calling hours are 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, September 27 at WATTENGEL FUNERAL HOME, 533 Meadow Dr., North Tonawanda, NY 14120. A Memorial Service will be held at In His Presence Church, 704 91st St., Niagara Falls, NY 14305, Thursday, September 28th at 10:30 a.m. Donations in Pastor Linda's memory gratefully accepted to In His Presence Church or to Dr. Marcus Noel, Wilmot Cancer Institute, University of Rochester Medical Center for research to fight for the cure. Online guest registry at

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