Linda J. Baldwin, 70, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Sharon.passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, surrounded by her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents Edward John McGowan and Mona LaRue McGowan, and brothers Jack, Terry, Kevin and Brian.
She is survived by Edward J. Baldwin Jr. (son) and wife, Nancy M. Vejar, David B. Baldwin (son) and wife, Rachelle A. Baldwin, James E. Horne (son) and wife, April L. Horne, Colleen R. Smith (daughter), Matthew D. Horne (son) and wife, Kellie R Horne. She is also survived by grandchildren, Alexis L. Baldwin, Cyenna M. Spiess, Ella R. Baldwin, August D. Baldwin, Kiara E. Smith, Ava L Baldwin, Austin J. Horne, Rylee K. Horne, Valentina M. Baldwin Vejar, Luke R. Horne and Aria L. Horne.
Linda, a longtime resident of the Greater Columbus area, graduated with honors from Sharon High School in Pennsylvania class of 1965. She went on to graduate from St. Elizabeth nursing school in 1968 and had a 49-year career as a critical-care nurse.
An avid world traveler, Linda enjoyed traveling both at home and abroad.
Linda was a loving and nurturing mother, grandmother, nurse and friend to all those she met.
Linda J., 70, Columbus, formerly of Sharon.
Calling hours: 5 to 7 p.m. Monday (1-29-18), in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGoningleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
Services: Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Tuesday (1-30-18), in St. Joseph's Church, 79 Case Ave., Sharon, with Rev. Thomas Whitman, pastor as celebrant.
Burial: America's Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on January 26, 2018