Of Saugus. Passed on August 27,2022, away after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by loved ones at the age of 74. She is reunited with the love of her life and husband of 47 years, Robert E Crooker, who passed away in January.
Born in Lynn, MA, Linda was the sweet daughter of the late Judson and Alice (Day) Rawding. She leaves behind her three sons and their wives whom she always referred to as her daughters, Robert J. Crooker and his wife Beth of Mansfield, William R. Crooker and his wife Tiffany of Lexington and James R. Crooker and his wife Jennifer of Saugus. She was the brother of Gary Rawding and his wife Diane of Burlington and her sister-in-law Diana Rawding of Brookfield, CT. She was predeceased by her older brother Judson Rawding of Brookfield, CT. She was the adoring grandmother of Abby and Catherine of Lexington and Holly and Jonathan of Mansfield. Linda would never forget to mention her grand dog Petunia who spoiled her with kisses and was a comfort to her until the end.
Linda and Bob raised their family in Saugus Ma and enjoyed vacationing at Lake Winnipesaukee and in Harwichport. The most important thing in her life was family. She saw the best in everyone and made each person feel so loved. Linda’s three boys were proud of their strong, beautiful mother. Linda was larger than life, those that knew her will always think of her with a smile.
Family and friends were invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus on Wednesday August 31. A Celebration of life was held on Thursday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to northeastanimalshelter.org