John William Linda
June 6, 1925 – December 30, 2018
Uncasville-John William Linda, 93, of Old Colchester Rd., passed away December 30, 2018 at his home with his family at his side. John was born June 6, 1925 in Uncasville, the son of the late Emil and Vera (Kopko) Linda. He married the late Anna (Marthinson) Linda May 21, 1949 in New London. She passed away April 12, 2010. He had worked as a dock builder for the Carpenters Local #30. John loved to bowl and garden and was a die-hard Red Sox fan. He was a coach for the Montville Little League for many years. He could be seen riding around his property on his tractor. Above all, he was a true gentleman who was well respected and well like. John is survived by his children Diane Linda of Uncasville and John Linda and wife Linda of Uncasville, by his grandchildren Christopher Stevens, John Stevens, Linda Paul and Matthew Linda and by his great-grandchildren Laryssa, Lukas, Nikolas, Aubrey, Jakoby and Benjamin. In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Paul and Frank Linda and by his sister Stella Jankowski. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 2 at the Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen, 53 Rte 32 Montville at 11 am. A calling hour will be held one hour prior from 10 am to 11 am. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery in Montville. Memorial donations in John Linda’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society. The Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen, 53 Rte 32 , Montville, is assisting with arrangements.
- Visitation Wednesday, January 2, 2019
- Funeral Home Service Wednesday, January 2, 2019