Linda (Kreher) DiPaolo, 67, South Abington Twp., died peacefully, Wednesday, Aug. 3, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Albert DiPaolo, of 40 years.
Born Sept. 9, 1948 in Cheboygan, Mich., she was the daughter of Wilma Jacqueline (Healey) Kreher of Scranton, and the late Roman Albert Kreher. She was a 1966 graduate of Colt High School in Bristol, R.I., and received her Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of Rhode Island. She worked as the registrar at Woodland Hills Elementary School in Kingwood, Texas.
She came to South Abington Twp., in 2008, having moved from Kingwood, Texas. She was a member of Our Lady of the Snows Parish, Clarks Summit, and was an active volunteer at the Abington Community Library.
An avid animal lover, she was a supporter of the One Life to Live Rescue and the Abington Dog Park, where she enjoyed spending time with pride and joy, Jimmy Mack. A devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother, she always went out of her way to help others. She had a love for animals and their care. She will be tremendously missed.
Also surviving are their children, a son, Nicholas DiPaolo and wife, Reanna of Dallas, Texas; a daughter, Abby Harkrider and husband, Jason of Beaumont, Texas; her two brothers, Robert Kreher and wife, Yin-Wah, Singapore; Ronald Kreher and wife, Barbara; and her grandson, Benjamin Alan Harkrider, Beaumont, Texas.
She was preceded in passing by her father, Roman Albert Kreher; and her father and mother-in-law, Bernardo and Vincenza DiPaolo.
A memorial Mass will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Snows, 301 S. State St., Clarks Summit, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Abington Community Library, 1200 W. Grove St., Clarks Summit, PA 18411 or lclshome.org or One Life to Live Rescue at onelifetoliverescue.com.
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Arrangements are entrusted to Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Service Inc., 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit, PA 18411.