Tonawanda News


March 27, 2013

Mary "Lil" Linville


Mary "Lil" Linville of North Tonawanda, entered into rest on March 27, 2013 in her home under the care of Hospice. She was 89.
Mary worked for many years as as housekeeper for the Holiday Inn Hotel in Amherst, NY, where she retired after 20 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Her life was her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and she embraced all babies with a loving hand.
Beloved wife of the late Raymond Linville; mother of MaryAnn (Clifford) Carroll, Debbie (Mark) Fedeson, Ric (Denise) Linville and Gary Linville; grandmother of 14 and great-grandmother of 11. She is predeceased by children, Bobby, Roger and Jack Linville; brothers and sisters and dear identical twin, Madelyn Gribble; grandchildren Jennifer Linville, Cliff Carroll, Robbie Linville and Melanie Tabor. Also survived by several nieces and nephews; dear friend of Johnny and Frankie Linville and "The Girls", Connie, Cindy and Cathy. A special thanks to Niagara Hospice for all of their love and care.
Friends and family may call at the Brunner Funeral Home, 156 Robinson Street, North Tonawanda (692-3841) on Friday from 2-4 PM and 6-9 PM, where funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday with Pastor Robert Wahler officiating.   Internment in Acacia Park Cemetery. Donations to Niagara Hospice and would be appreciated by the family.
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