Linda M. Killian 72, of Manlius, formerly the Williamstown area, passed away Jan 8, 2013 at Crouse Hospital. She was born May 10, 1940 in Helena, NY a daughter of Wayne & Naomi Barse Avery. She moved to Central New York in 1969 from Massena and had lived in the Amboy area before moving to Manlius about 10 years ago. Linda worked for many years as a bank teller with Oneida National Bank and as a waitress and cashier at various locations and businesses throughout the area. Linda was an avid bowler, enjoyed knitting, crossword puzzles, taking family photos and cooking. She was a member of the Amboy Center United Methodist Church.
Her greatest joy in her life was her family … surviving are her loving husband, George, two daughters, Laureen ‘Lolly’ & Clyde Birch, Jr, Norwich, Patty & Dan Kelsey, Williamstown, two sons, Timothy & Vicky Killian, Chittenango, David & Christina Lillian, Edgar Springs, MO, 17 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, three sisters, Janice & George Clarke, Cazenovia, Phyllis & Leo Peet, Oswego, Bobbi & Richard Dickinson, Syracuse, a brother, Gerald Avery, Birmingham, AL, and several nieces & nephews.
Funeral services will be held 7:00pm Saturday from the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., Camden, NY. Calling hours will be held from 4-7 pm prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Amboy Center UMC.