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Linda M. Tewksbury

Fitzwilliam, NH LINDA M. TEWKSBURY, 48, of Brigham Hill Road South, died Tuesday June 19, 2007 at her home after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born in October 24, 1958 in Woodsville, NH daughter of the late Rowland F. and Geraldine (McGuire) Tewksbury.

Linda worked as a professional beautician for 28 years, working in several salons in Keene, NH before opening her own salon Haircuts Etc, in Troy NH which she owned and operated from 1986 until 2006.

She was active in several community organizations, such as the Fitzwilliam Garden Club, and was on the Board of Deacons for the Fitzwilliam Community Church, UCOC.

She enjoyed bird watching, kayaking, quilting, knitting, camping, and had an ongoing Yoga practice for many years.

She was predeceased by her father in 2002, her mother in 1967 and a sister Janice T. Langstraat of Keene died June 6, 2003.

Survivors include her husband of 27 years, Edward P. Cynewski of Fitzwilliam; a stepdaughter Melissa Cynewski of NY, NY; a stepson Zachary Cynewski of Homestead FL; her stepmother Claire B. Tewksbury of Claremont; her sister Cheryl T. Latham of Walpole; two brothers Scott Tewksbury of Barre, VT and Brian Tewksbury of Vallejo, CA; three stepsisters Nancy Brand of Warwick RI, Karen Quinn, Littleton NH and Joanne Tuxbury of Homossassa, FL; a stepbrother Charles Hancock of Westminster, VT.

There will be no calling hours.

A Memorial service will be held Friday June 29, 2007 at 11:00AM in the Fitzwilliam Community Church. Rev. Lynda T. Tolton, pastor, will officiate.

In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations in Linda'™s name be made to either the Linda M. Tewksbury Cervix Cancer Prevention Fund, c/o Tammy Griffin, TD Banknorth, 28 Main Street, Jaffrey NH 03452 or to the Linda M. Tewksbury / Phoenix House, Gift of Recovery, 106 Roxbury Street, Keene NH 03431.

The Cournoyer Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 33 River St., Jaffrey NH is assisting the family.

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