Salem – Linda S. Shonce, 59, died Friday, March 8, 2019 at University Hospital’s Ahuja Medical Center in Beachwood. Linda was born January 23, 1960 in Salem, Ohio, a daughter of the late David Bush and Patricia (Burger) Bush.
She was a 1978 graduate of Salem High School and went on to get her Associates Degree in Nursing in Tampa, Florida. Linda was an LPN for 25 years at various different facilities.
A woman with a strong Christian faith and love for her Lord and Savior, who had a heart of worship was an active member of Crossroads Ministries in Salem.
She was a very selfless and compassionate person having been involved in the card ministry at the church. In her spare time she enjoyed sewing and quilting. She also had a deep love for animals and enjoyed spending time with her granddaughter Avery.
Linda is survived by her husband, Douglas Shonce of Salem, whom she married June 23, 1979; one daughter, Rachel (Joe) Sabella of Beloit; her mother, Patricia Bush of Salem; two brothers, Dan Bush of Stow and Don (Lorie) Bush of East Rochester; and one granddaughter, Avery Sabella.
She also leaves many nieces and nephews whom she loved.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Crossroads Ministries with Pastor Freddie Rodriguez officiating.
Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to ASPCA at www.aspca.org.
Linda’s obituary can be viewed and to send condolences at www.starkmemorial.com.
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