AUSTINTOWN A memorial Mass will be held at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church at 10 a.m. Monday, celebrated by the Reverend Kenneth Miller for Linda Harris Welch, 63, who passed away Tuesday after an extended illness.
She was born on March 4, 1950, a daughter of Nicholas T. and Pauline Hrynko Harris Sr.
She graduated from Austintown Fitch High School in 1968 and received her license in practical nursing from Choffin Career Center in Youngstown. She was employed as an LPN at various nursing homes throughout the Mahoning Valley. Linda also had a deep love for animals.
Linda is survived by her mother of Austintown; her daughter, Emily Blasko (Brian) Levings of Delaware, Ohio; granddaughters, Jocelyn, Danielle and Deanna; five sisters, Nancy MacPherson of Weirton, W.Va., Alicia (Tom) Mylott of Bradenton, Fla., Cynthia (Anthony) Adduci of Austintown, Paulette Harris of Austintown, and Judy (David) Danko of Girard; and two brothers, Nicholas (Denise) Harris Jr. of Ellsworth and Dean (Pam) Harris of Austintown
She was preceded in death by her father.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Monday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that material contributions be made to family intentions.
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