Linda J. (Greathouse) Jankowski, 81, of Manchester, wife of the late James A. Jankowski Jr., passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019 in Hartford. She was born January 5, 1938 in Akron, Ohio, to the late Theodore and Florence (Rickey) Greathouse.
Linda moved to Manchester in 1963 and worked as a homemaker/companion for over 20 years with the elderly before her retirement. She was an avid cook and loved word puzzles. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading and playing video games.
Linda is survived by her two sons; James Jankowski and his wife Karoline and Theodore Jankowski, both of Manchester, her sister Sylvia Miller of Dunedin, FL, her loving grandchildren; Ashley Jankowski, Danielle Jankowski, James Jankowski III, Angela Fortier, and two great-grandchildren, Jermaine Allen Robinson Jr. and Dvyn Johnson. In addition to her husband and parents, Linda was predeceased by her daughter Tina L. Fortier.
A time of visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 10-11 a.m. at Holmes-Watkins Funeral Home, 400 Main St., Manchester, with a service to begin at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Hillstown Road Veterans Cemetery, 180 Hillstown Rd., Manchester. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241. To leave an online message of condolence, please visit holmeswatkins.com.
American Heart Association
PO Box 417005, Boston MA 02241
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