Linda J. Atkins, 66, of Auburn passed away peacefully at Upstate Medical Center on Sept. 30, 2017.
Linda, born on May 25, 1951 at Auburn Memorial Hospital and was the daughter of the late Richard and Ruth Bannon Atkins. She was a graduate of Weedsport Jr. Sr. High School and ACC. Linda worked 30 years for Traveler’s Insurance in Syracuse. After that she had part-time jobs at Holy Family Rectory and Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES. Linda was a conscientious volunteer at Calvary Food Pantry and Holy Family Church where she helped with the children’s liturgy. Volunteering gave her a sense of community and satisfaction.
Linda is survived by her sister, Susan and brother-in-law David Jerva, of Sennett. “Auntie L.” is also survived by her niece, Laurie Walter of Auburn, nephews, Brian Jerva and his wife, Anita, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, and Michael Jerva and his wife, Nicole Tortorici, of Brooklyn, as well as great-nephew Alec Kovalczik and great-nieces Tessa Kovalczik and Mia Jerva.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Calvary Food Pantry or Holy Family Church are suggested.