Tonawanda News — Relatives of main characters seemed to be her forte. Years later, she took on the role of Fonzie’s grandmother on the hit series, “Happy Days.”
Covell takes a lot of pleasure from her performances as the feisty Bronson.
“I think her life personifies what we would all like to do, only she had the courage to go and do it,” she said.
As for Covell, after retiring as a school teacher and special education counselor, she and her second husband, Roger Covell, kept very busy in local theater as members of the Lake Plains Players, performing in and assisting with a variety of shows including the “Nunsense” series over the last decade.
Linda’s many roles are now secondary to the care of the couple’s beloved 23 foster cats and an aging chihuahua. But she is still telling stories.
One of the several books she’s written, which was recently published with an accompanying CD and lesson plans for teachers, is called “Beattie’s Tale,” about a handicapped kitten. “The book has a lovely message and a lot of lessons that parents can share with children.”IF YOU GO WHAT: Lillian Bronson and the Niagara County Historical Society's Step Back in Time Players WHEN 7 p.m. Monday WHERE: Youngstown Civic Center, 240 Lockport Street, Youngstown MORE INFORMATION: Contact the Niagara County Historical Society at 434-7433