Linda Szalankiewicz, 70

Linda Larue Szalankiewicz, 70, of Center Church Rd., New Castle passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 at her residence following a courageous three year battle with cancer.

Born September 29, 1948 in Wilkinsburg, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Larue (Johnston) Moenich . She was married to Edward J. Szalankiewicz, who survives, for 45 years as they were married May 5, 1974.

A graduate of Wilkinsburg High School, Linda retired from the AFLCIO Local 590 following 20 years as the secretary. She then worked part time at the Last Minut Mart as a bookkeeper for a short time. She was a member of the Church of God International. A gifted pianist and artist, Linda also enjoyed making crafts. A gentle spirit, Linda was always kind, caring and humble.

In addition to her husband Ed, survivors include two sons, Matthew E. Szalankiewicz of Homestead, PA, Michael J. (Chelsea) Szalankiewicz of New Wilmington; and two brothers, Harold “Hank” (Bertie) Moenich of Holiday Park, PA, David Moenich of New Castle.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday July 9, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.  Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 am. Rev Wayne Hendrix and Rev Bill Watson will officiate the services. Interment will follow in Center Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Breast Cancer Research.

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3 thoughts on “Linda Szalankiewicz, 70

  1. Linda,

    We all know you as a positive person who loved others and how you were an exceptional example of a family woman. Your race has been won. The test ball is now in the court of your survivors Ed, Matt, Mike, and Chelsea. May they stay strong to finish their races.

    With regards Linda for a dedicated life of doing right.
    Mrs. Music you will be missed. The great reunion will be the wedding supper.

    Love always,
    The Wehman’s – Patty, Marcia, and Hugh

  2. Linda was a courageous woman. She will forever be
    in our hearts. She was and will always be an inspiration to us all
    May she rest in the arms of Jesus awaiting her reserection. God hold her
    family in comfort at this time of loss and in healing
    Holland & Constance Corbitt

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