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Linda Tabor

October 9, 1938 ~ May 21, 2019 (age 80)


Linda N. (George) Tabor, 80, lifelong resident of Manchester, CT and loving wife of John R. Tabor went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2019. Born October 9, 1938 in Hartford, CT, Linda was the daughter of the late Raymond and Ruth (Phelps) George. She graduated from Manchester High School, Class of 1956. Prior to retirement, Linda worked for Sears- Roebuck and Company, Swiss Cleaners, Brown’s Flowers and Goldline Pharmaceuticals. She enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening and especially caring for her beloved husband, John, of 48 years. Besides her husband, Linda leaves a son, Douglas Janssen of West Hartford, and a granddaughter, Hayley Janssen of St. Louis, MO. She also leaves John’s family, his daughter Barbara A. Sadler (Kevin) of Newport News, VA, granddaughters Alana and Tara, and great-grandchildren Ollie, Jenson, Levi and Piper. In addition, Linda leaves behind many close and caring friends. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 1:00 pm in Section K-2 of East Cemetery, 220 East Center St. in Manchester. There are no calling hours. Holmes-Watkins Funeral Home in Manchester has care of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the COPD Foundation at To leave an online condolence please visit

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