Linda Ann Velardo, 70, of Terryville passed away Friday, June 8, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Linda was born Dec. 31, 1947, in Waterbury, CT, daughter of the late James and Hazel (Thibeau) Velardo. She leaves her daughter Brenda (Luis) Cubille, granddaughters, Faith Albino and Autumn Strachan, brother Richard Baillargeon of S.C., sister, Lori (Stephen) Cote of Plymouth, CT, nephews Christopher and Ryan Barry, two great granddaughters, her companion David Knight and best friend Karen Gagnon. She is pre-deceased by stepfather Henry Baillargeon and former husband Peter Holmes of Wolcott.
Prior to her retirement, Linda was No. 1 Secretary at D’Amico Construction of Plainville. She was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church of Terryville. After retirement, she enjoyed traveling the U.S. with David and her cats. Linda loved spending time with family and friends. She was an avid gardener and a sweet, gentle person.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at The Immaculate Conception Church, Terryville. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol at the convenience of the family. Scott Funeral Home, 169 Main St., Terryville is assisting with arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society, 538 Preston Ave., Meriden CT 06450 or the Plymouth Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 181 Main St., Terryville, CT 06786. www.scottfuneralhomeinc.com