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“Mrs. Linda was always such a sweet lady. I will miss her beautiful smiling face. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Tanya Shel - Newark, DE - Friend

“Lorraine & Jesse, Sorry for loss of your Mother. Your are in our prayers. Love Marie& John Gonzales ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: marie gonzales - wilmington, DE

“I remember one time when I spent the night at mom-mom's house and I was wearing one of night gowns. I remember how much fun mom-mom had. It wasn't...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Grace Leedom - Newark, DE

“I know my Aunt Linda is definitely a angel watching over us all. I am still missing her with all my heart. She has always been a positive person in...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Rebecca Lawler - Newark, DE

“When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. May the wonderful treasures fill your hearts with love and bring you peace....Read More »
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“Joan was my best friend for 40 plus years. I have so many wonderful memories of the times we shared together. Her passing has left a huge void in my...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jackie Schwander - Georgetown, DE

“Linda took care of me for years. I can barely remember a time in my childhood when her and her family were not a part of it. From going to church...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Kim Belcher - Las Vegas, NV


Linda Joan Leedom, age 64 of Newark, Delaware died on Sunday May 7, 2017 at the Seasons Hospice Unit at Christiana Hospital.

Linda was married to her best friend Howard Leedom for over 45 years. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, friend and most definitely a grandmother. Linda received her Associates Degree from Delaware Technical Community College but was best known as a homemaker and in-home day care provider.

She was a member of Ogletown Baptist Church for over 25 years where she regularly served in the nursery. Linda just recently (2015) became an LVAD patient at Christiana Hospital.

Linda is survived by her husband Howard, children Jesse Leedom (Lorraine), Betty Jo Vreeland (Ken), and Carrie Mistler (Joseph), her sisters Carrie Jane Lawler, Joyce Barrar and Janice Ward and her brother Robert Webber. Linda's 8 grandchildren were her pride and joy.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday May 16, 2017 at Ogletown Baptist Church, 316 Red Mill Road Newark DE 19713 where friends may call at 10:00 am. The Committal Service will follow at 2:00 in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, DE. Friends may also call on Monday May 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm at Beeson Funeral Home, 2053 Pulaski Highway, Newark DE 19702.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in her name to LVAD Program at Christiana Care, 13 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720.