Penfield, NY – June 9, 2023 at age 78 passed away at home. Linda is predeceased by four siblings, Charles Hochbruckner, Nancy Mayerle, Richard Hochbuckner and Jane Hochbruckner; her loving, long time friend, Liz Mahle. She is survived by her loving husband Gerald (Gerry) Weckelman; sister, Mary Lou Roberts; daughters, Michele (Jay) Smith and Kristen (Kevin) Koehn; granddaughters, Emma and Amelia Koehn; nephew, Russell Roberts; other family and friends.
Linda was devoted to her family and friends. She had a strong faith in the Son of God, Jesus Christ and trusted Him as her Lord and Savior. Linda enjoyed interior decorating, keeping up with current fashion, bird watching and going for long car rides. She was an avid “I Love Lucy” fan, had an extensive memorabilia collection and also visited the museum in Jamestown, NY on several occasions.
The family would like to thank her oncologist, Dr. Cynthia Angel and her staff for taking such good care of her for 14 years and to the nurses and staff at the Highland Hospital Infusion Center for their support and love. Thank you also to her surgeon, Dr. David Burns and to the doctors, nurses and physician’s assistants at URMC Hospice for their compassion and care.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held on Tuesday, June 27th at 11am, followed by a light lunch, at Koinonia Fellowship, 500 Main Street, East Rochester, NY 14445.