Tonawanda News


January 16, 2014

Linda K. Just

GASTONIA, NC — Linda K. (nee Hardy) Just, age 61, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2014, at her son's residence in Gastonia, NC, surrounded by her family. Born in Buffalo, NY to the late Harold and Miriam "Peg" (Lewis) Hardy, she had been a resident of the Tonawandas for the greater part of her life, and was the sister of the late William "Bill" Hardy. She had been residing in North Carolina for the past six years. Linda was a 1970 graduate of Tonawanda High School and received her Bachelors of Science degree in business and accounting from SUNY at Buffalo. She had been employed as a secretary for International Paper Mill and as an accountant for Praxair in the Town of Tonawanda.    

She is survived by her husband, Paul Just; one son, Michael (Alicia) Starr; two step-sons, Brian and Matthew Just; a step-daughter, Sarah (William) Scibetta; her step-mother, Marilyn Hardy; one sister, Lois (Donald) Hayes; eight grandchildren, three nieces and many aunts, uncles and cousins.  

There will be no prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to a memorial service on        Monday, January 20, at 11 AM at Salem United Church of Christ, 114 Morgan St., City of Tonawanda. Rev. Jeremy Lopez will officiate. Private burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Park, Amherst, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054; or to P.E.O. International at for online donations.  Arrangements by JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC.

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