Linda Conte

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 24, 2009

A memorial service for Ms. Linda Aurand Conte, age 65, of Panama City, Fla., will be held at a later date.

Ms. Conte was born in 1943. She died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at a Panama City, Fla., hospital.

Conte had resided in Panama City for the past two years, having moved from Bainbridge. She was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter #222 of Homer, N.Y.; a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Bainbridge and an active member of the Episcopal Church Women’s Group.

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She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl Aurand and Betty VanBuskirk, daughter, Virginia Aurand, and step-brother, Roger VanBuskirk.

Survivors include two sons, Theodore K. Conte and wife Tammy of Panama City; Sean Conte and wife Danielle of Cortland, NY; five grandchildren: Nicole and husband David, Patricia, Nathaniel, Megan, and Addison; two great-grandchildren: Adriana and Khyler; one step-brother: Russ Barnes and wife Pat of Tennessee; and stepmother, Barbara Aurand of Homer, NY.

There will be a memorial service held for Ms. Conte at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. John’s Episcopal Church, 516 E. Broughton Street, Bainbridge, GA 39817; The Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607; or the VanBuskirk Scholarship Fund at Odessa-Montour Falls High School, 300 College Ave., Odessa, NY 14869.

Heritage Funeral Home in Panama City, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.