Linda M. Dionne, 71, of Keene, NH, passed away on February 1, 2023, at Cheshire Medical Center in Keene following a period of declining health.
Linda was born on July 16, 1951, a daughter to the late Fernando R. and Norma A. (Stanghellini) Dionne.
Linda grew up in Jaffrey and attended Conant High School where she graduated in the class of 1969. She went on to attend Keene State College where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Education. Before her retirement, Linda worked as a Lab Technician at Cheshire Medical Center.
In her free time, Linda enjoyed spending time with her family above everything else. Family was the world to her, and she gave her all to her grand-nieces and grand-nephews. She was a caretaker for her mother before her passing and was selfless and loving, especially remembering everyone’s birthdays. Most importantly was her love for cooking and hosting weekly Sunday family dinners where everyone would gather at her home. She loved shopping trips with her late sister Becky, she loved reading, knitting, gardening, being outside in the spring and summer months, bird and squirrel watching, as well as going to the beach and being around water. She greatly loved Disney World and taking family trips so she could ride on her favorite ride “It’s a Small World.” And she especially loved her beloved dog, Sadie.
In addition to her parents, Linda was predeceased by her sister Becky Dionne in 2022.
Linda will be forever remembered by her two brothers, Michael Dionne and his wife Linda of Jaffrey, NH, and Peter Dionne and his wife Sandi of South Carolina, Her seven nieces and nephews; Jeremy Dionne and his wife Kayla their two children James and Max, of Keene, NH, Chris Dionne and his wife Rebecca and their three children Emma, Lauryne, and Avery, of Swanzey, NH, Nick Dionne and wife Stephanie and their son Noah, of Stoddard, NH, Stephanie Lafrennie and her husband Chad and their children, Tommy, Grace, Julie, and Andy, of Winchendon, MA, Rachel Lovett and her husband Rory and their children Norah, Brady, Alice, Henry, of Dublin, NH, Gregg Dionne and his partner Jane and their son August, from Charlottesville, VA, Robert Dionne and his wife Jenna and their children Lincoln and Cecilia of Chittenango, NY, well as many friends and relatives.
Family and friends are invited to gather for calling hours on Monday, February 13, 2023, from 2:00PM-4:00PM at Cournoyer Funeral Home, 33 River Street, Jaffrey NH, 03452.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Linda’s name to The Monadnock Humane Society, 101 W. Swanzey Rd, Swanzey, NH 03446.