web_oddington_maryLinda entered God’s garden on January 12, 2015. Born in Manchester England February 25, 1921, she came as a War Bride in 1943 as the wife of Edward (1978); Loving mother of David & Julie, Shannon Sloan & Frank, Bryn & Rita, and the late Christopher (1995) and Kenneth (1994) survived by wife Irene. Dear Grannie of Eric & Shannon, Scott & Melissa Sloan, Tricia & Rick Scott, Kyrsten & Mike Burns, Bryn, Evan, Wesley & Mitchell. Great Gran of Jack & Max, Aidan & Andrew, Emerson & Hannah and Owen. Dearest friend of the late Joyce Hope (2014) & Jean Smythe. Sister-in-law to Harry Faulkner; Ken Ossington; many nieces & nephews in England; Ohio and Canada. Linda was a long time employee of Lakeview Pharmacy, Tecumseh Big V. One who loved to volunteer behind the scene as a lifetime member of the Windsor Light Opera, Riverview & Malden Park Auxiliary. An avid reader and promoter of literacy, she was involved with the founding of Tecumseh Public Library. She loved the solitude of her gardens & a good cup of black tea. Cheerio Mum! If you so desire, donations to “The Allie Sunshine Project” ”, trust fund supports local children and educational projects. (Libro Credit Union, Essex Branch, account # 791807) or the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service to celebrate Linda’s life will take place January 24, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 3:00 p.m. at Families First East Windsor, 1065 Lauzon Road (519-969-5841). Inurnment will take place in the spring when the forget-me-nots are in bloom. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.FamiliesFirst.ca/.

Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Windsor