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