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Linda Diane Shank

Obituary for Linda Diane Shank

November 17, 1946 - January 21, 2018
Rising Sun, Maryland | Age 71

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Linda Diane Shank, age 71, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 21, 2018. Born in Wilmington, DE on November 17, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Corneila Kennedy.

Linda worked for over 30 years at DuPont, now called Siemens. She was an avid scrap booker and greeting card maker. Linda loved traveling, specifically taking road trips, to Disney World, Las Vegas, Cape May, and many other beaches; taking numerous pictures along the way and frequently stopping for a shopping trip. She was a big supporter of the Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation. Linda's most cherished time was spent with her beloved friends, family, grandchildren, and her cat, Goober Girl.

Linda is survived by her son, Walt Shank and his wife, Jennifer, of Rising Sun, MD; daughter, Christine Cardenas and her husband, Cesar, of West Grove, PA; grandchildren: Katy Cardenas, Thomas Shank, Christian Cardenas, and Felicity Shank; and brother-in-law, Steve Majchrzak. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Shank; sister, Carol Majchrzak; and brother, James Kennedy.

A celebration of Linda's life will be held in May around mother's day. Memorial contributions in Linda's honor may be made payable to the "Helen F. Graham Cancer Center" and sent care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., PO Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911. To send online condolences, please visit www.rtfoard.com.

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  • Memorial contributions in Linda's honor may be made payable to the "Helen F. Graham Cancer Center" and sent care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., PO Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.

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Rising Sun, MD 21911
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