Food Culinary 11

Linda Ann (Heath) Ruggieri Pechinak

January 29, 1952 ~ August 10, 2021 (age 69)


Linda Ann (Heath) Pechinak, 69, of Youngsville, NC and a former longtime resident of Binghamton, NY, died on Tuesday after experiencing a brain hemorrhage while wine tasting with her husband and close friends in the Finger Lakes Wine Region. She was the wife of Joseph J. Pechinak. 

Born January 29, 1952 in Binghamton, she was the daughter of the late Ronald and Rose (Peet) Heath, Sr. She graduated from Chenango Bridge High School and Broome Community College.

Linda worked for 30 years as an international service coordinator with Universal Instruments Corporation in Binghamton and later Eaton Corporation in Raleigh, NC. We have lost our sweet Linda, party planner extraordinaire and friend to all. A loss that will be felt by so many for a long, long time.

Surviving in addition to her husband is a brother: Ron (Rocky) Heath; sister-in-law, Shirley Delucia; and nieces, Toni Malandra, Nicole Heath, and Erin Zureth. Also surviving is her brother-in-law, Len Pechinak, Jr. and wife Laurie; sister-in-law, Karen Robinson and husband, Eugene; and many other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Chris Delucia.

Linda’s family will receive family and friends on Sunday from 3-6pm at Jennings-Calvey Funeral Home, 111 Colburn Avenue, Clarks Summit, PA. The funeral will be held on Monday at 10am from Our Lady of the Snows Parish, 301 S. State Street, Clarks Summit, with services by Rev. Stephen A. Asomah, assistant pastor.  Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Scott Township, PA 18447.   

For directions, or to leave an online condolence, visit the funeral home website.

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August 15, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jennings Calvey Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc.
111 Colburn Ave.
Clarks Summit, PA 18411

Mass of Christian Burial
August 16, 2021

10:00 AM
Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church
301 South State Street
Clarks Summit, PA 18411

August 16, 2021

11:30 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery, Scott Twp

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