BROOKFIELD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Linda E. Ferguson of Masury, Ohio, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 21, 2020, while a patient in the Emergency Room of the Sharon Regional Hospital, Sharon, Pennsylvania, following a sudden illness. She was 73.
Linda was born at home in Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania, on August 11, 1946, a daughter of Donald J. and Jennie H. (Smith) Smith.
She was a 1964 graduate of Lakeview High School, Sandy Lake and had worked 20 plus years as a training coordinator for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Boyers, Pennsylvania. Most recently, she worked as a secretary at Family Healthcare, Mercer, Pennsylvania.
In her spare time, she enjoyed being a Believer in Christ, volunteering for church work, helping out in the food pantry and ringing the bell for the local Salvation Army Red Kettle Drives. In addition, she loved traveling when she could, reading a good book, dancing with her husband and tending to her garden.
She is survived by her husband, James E. Ferguson, whom she married on March 31, 2001; children, Mary J. Scott-Herring (David) of Whitehall, Maryland and Bartholomew J. Scott (Elizabeth) of Miami, Florida; beloved grandson, Bartholomew Herring; sister, Margaret “Peggy” Martin (David) of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania and her extended family too.
She was preceded in death by parents; husband, Bartholomew “Irish” J. Scott and siblings, James, Elmer and Ronald Smith, Katherine Eckart, Shirley Rodermond and Eunice Irwin.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, July 25, 11:00 a.m. at Briceland Funeral Service, 379 State Route 7 SE in Brookfield.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com.
As suggested by her family, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association of your area.
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A television tribute will air Tuesday, March 24, at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.