Weir Mac Cuish Family Funeral Home

144 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148

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 Linda A. Connelly

1943 - 2019


Linda A. (Dunckel) Connelly, a longtime resident of Malden,  passed away on Thursday, June 13th, with her loving family by her side.  Linda was born in Concord, NH,  in 1943, the daughter  of Russell and Pauline Dunckel.  She was raised in Concord, before moving with her family to Waltham, and then Malden.  She founded her ceramic shop, Everything Creative in Newton, before relocating it to Eastern Ave in Malden.  She ran the business for 25 years before retiring.  As a writer, she wrote many poems as well as two books.  She enjoyed taking cruises,  kayaking, and loved taking road trips with friends and family. 

She is survived by her children, John R. Connelly and wife Linda of N. Andover, and Rebecca A. Connelly  and wife Lori Maloney of Framingham, her brother, Stephen  A. Dunckel of NC, and her grandson, James Connelly.

A memorial service for Linda will be held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden on Tuesday, June 18th.  at 8 PM, with visitation being held from 6PM to 8PM .

 Donations in Linda’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 20 Speen St, Framingham, MA 01701.


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