Linda Gaines, age 52, died last Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Abington Crest Nursing Center after a long battle with cancer. Linda was a long time resident of Mill Village and as a beautician, cut hair in the Waterford community for many years.

She is survived by her three children– Michael, age 22, Samantha, age 19, and Cheyenne, also 19; a brother– Joseph Kelley and his wife Kathy; and a sister– Therese Kelley.

Linda grew up in Texas and was born in Okinawa, Japan, where her father was stationed with the US Army. All who knew Linda remember her as a great friend and a loving mother. She had a big heart and a presence about her that will be missed dearly. Those who go on without her remember that she will always be alive in their hearts.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 11:00 am at the Mill Village United Methodist Church, 14525 South Main Street, Mill Village, PA. Memorials may be made to the family.