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Linda A. Schwartz, 69, of 100 E. Coal St., Trevorton, passed away Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 14, 1948. in Shamokin, a daughter of the late David A. and Mary K. (Mayton) Taylor. Linda was married on June 7, 1969, in St. Edwards Church, Shamokin, to Bernard T. "Bernie" Schwartz Sr. who preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 2013.

Linda attended Shamokin schools.
She was a homemaker and had also worked in the local garment factories.
She was an active member of St. Patrick Church, Trevorton.
Linda enjoyed spending time with her grandson.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Bernard "Bernie" Jr. and Lori Schwartz, of Lower Road, Shamokin; one grandson, Colton Schwartz; one brother and sister-in-law, Stephen and Rose Bielskie, of Kulpmont; one sister and brother-in-law, Diane and Leroy Silkowski, of McCormick, S.C.; one stepbrother, Mark Taylor, of Rhode Island; one stepsister, Debra Carter, of Delaware.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald and Gerald Bielskie; and three sisters, Mary Ann Bielskie, Jackie Keretski, and Jeannie Boblick; two stepbrothers, David A. Taylor Jr. and Mathew Taylor; and two stepsisters, Melinda Schneider and Carol Ann Taylor.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 331 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton, with the Rev. Steven Frenier presiding.
Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery, Trevorton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Linda's memory may be made to the Trevorton Ambulance Fund, 510 W. Market St., Trevorton, PA 17881.

Funeral arrangements are by the Robert G. Foust Jr. Funeral Home, 841 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton.
Published on December 25, 2017
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