Lusk, Linda (nee Davies)
Peacefully at Fairfield Park Long Term Care on Saturday, November 14, 2020, Linda Lusk passed away with her loving family by her side in her 81st year.
She was the daughter of the late William & Phyllis (nee Thornton) Davies.
Daughter-in-law of the late Lyle and Mae (nee Ellis) Lusk.
Linda will be remembered always by her devoted husband of 56 years, Glenn Lusk.
Dearly missed by her children, David Lusk and Julie Medeiros (Carlos), and granddaughter, Alyssa Coveny.
Sister of Dr. Ed Davies (Olwen), Sandra Johnston (Eric) and the late Diane Boughner.
Dear Sister-in-law of Robert Boughner, Wayne and Mary Ellen Lusk and the late Ralph and Shirley Lusk.
She will be deeply missed by many nieces and nephews.
Linda graduated as a Registered Nurse from the Chatham Public General in 1960, moving to Sick Kids in Toronto and Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California. Finishing her career with the Ministry of Correctional Services from the Chatham Jail. After retirement Linda volunteered for Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Sydenham Campus.
She was very involved in her community, volunteering for many organizations including the Salvation Army Kettle Drive, Heart and Stroke Foundation and March of Dimes. Linda was a volunteer nurse with Kenesserie Camp and Camp Bil-o-wood. Devoted to her church, their events and for many years, she led the church Youth Group, sang in the choir and was a former member of the UCW. In addition, Linda devoted many years of time ensuring that those who were unable to leave their homes received thoughtful Christmas and Birthday gifts. Linda and Glenn square danced for many years with Baldoon Squares, Wallaceburg. They enjoyed traveling all over but most of all, spending time with family and friends on the farm. Her beautiful soul and caring nature will be deeply missed by all who knew her and will be remembered by her talents in the kitchen that no one can replace. Linda received countless letters from her patients and inmates over the years throughout her career thanking her for her kindness, solidifying what an incredible gift to the community she was - a true angel.
Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St Clair Street, Chatham on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from 2:00 - 4:00pm and 7:00 - 9:00 pm. A Funeral Service for Linda will take place at 11:00 am on Thursday at the Funeral Home. Those hoping to attend are required to register online at (https://signup.com/go/zFGigcN) or by phoning the Funeral Home at 519-351-2040. Burial to follow in Owen Cemetery, Dover. The Bereavement Authority of Ontario have mandated that all those attending wear a mask. The Service Recording can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/m_6tH_xbnIk
Online condolences may be left for the family and donations may be made to Grace Christian Church or charity of ones choice through the Funeral Home. Cheques can be mailed or delivered to either of our locations.
McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, 519 351 2040