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Linda S. Shonce

January 23, 1960 ~ March 8, 2019 (age 59)

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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.​

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Memorial Service
March 16, 2019

11:00 AM
Crossroad Ministries
1909 North Ellsworth
Salem, OH 44460


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