Stanetsky Memorial Chapels

475 Washington Street, Canton, MA


Barbara S. Linda

December 5, 1928March 16, 2020

Barbara S. (Hoffman) Linda of Roslindale, MA. Entered into rest on March 16, 2020 at the age of 91.

Born in Boston, MA, Barbara was the daughter of the late William and Ida (Sheinker) Hoffman. She is survived by her two sisters, Ruth Levine and Dotty Gray.

Beloved wife of the late Bernard Long and the late Arnold Linda. Devoted mother of Nancy Nash and her husband Harry, Ellen Long, and Jodi Godes and her husband David. Cherished grandmother of Stephanie Friel and her husband Ryan, Alexandra Nash and her late husband Dewey Rosenfield, Sam Keller, Jacob Keller, Ethan Keller, Bella Godes, Grace Godes, and great-grandmother of Margot Rosenfield.

Funeral services and burial will be private.

Expressions of sympathy in memory of Barbara may be donated to Hebrew SeniorLife, Development Department, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131 or via give.hebrewseniorlife.org/tribute.


  • Funeral Services and Burial are Private


Barbara S. Linda

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Mark Gershlak

March 16, 2020

Our thoughts are with all, Nancy, Ellen, Jodi and your families. We all loved your mom and have great memories of her and your dad swimming laps at the pool. People are amazed on how the 4 families all got along for those many years. Many great memories. Please accept my heart felt condolences.