She graduated from Dominican College in New York and received her Master’s Degree in Education from Providence College. She had been principle of St. Raymond’s and St. Pius School in Providence and Holy Name School in Valhalla, NY. Linda finished her teaching career at Flynn Elementary School before retiring.
Linda spent her life lovingly and selflessly serving the needs of others as both a Dominican Sister and a leader in education. Linda had a great love for family and friends, and a particular fondness for travel. She particularly treasured her time spent with her nieces and nephews, and spoke fondly of the adventurous road trips they took when they were younger. Linda was a loving great aunt to her great nieces, and she received much joy from attending their many dance recitals and sporting activities. Linda had a life-long passion for reading and shared this love through the reading programs she taught at school and by sharing her favorite books with others. She had the gift of storytelling and brought joy and happiness to her friends and family by sharing with everyone her wisdom, humor and wit.
Linda leaves a brother, Patrick Lee and his wife Barbara of Charlestown, a sister, Mary Murphy of Providence, nieces and nephews, James Lee, Jennifer Bogutt, Marylee Verheggen, Jean Thurston, great nieces Lilly and Ella Verheggen, Laura and Eve Thurston.
The funeral will be held Saturday, Jan 20th at 11:30 in St. Pius Church, 55 Elmhurst Street in Providence to which relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours Friday 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Monahan, Drabble & Sherman Funeral home, 230 Waterman Street in Providence. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, South Kingstown. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Sisters of St. Domenic,496 Western Highway, Bauvelt, NY 10913
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