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Linda L. Hodgson

June 11, 1943 ~ August 16, 2019 (age 76)

BURGHILL-Linda L. Hodgson, 76, of Burghill, Ohio passed away on Friday morning August 16, 2019 in the Sharon Regional Medical Center.

She was born on June 11, 1943 in Sharon a daughter of Carl M. and Violet R. (Richards) Stuard.  Linda was a member of the first graduating class of Joseph Badger High School in 1961.  She married Howard “Bud” Hodgson Jr. on June 6, 1963 and together they would share the love of their two children Todd and Rebecca before his passing on March 30, 1978.

Linda had worked as an inspector for L.C.I. in Vienna before her retirement in 2003 and had spent the majority of her life as a devoted mother and grandmother to her family.  She loved animals, baking, cooking as well as watching Sean Hannity on Fox News. She also enjoyed watching Jeopardy of course knowing all of the answers and always being the first to know playing “Name that Tune”.

She was the proud mother of Todd (Lisa) and Rebecca (Joe) Clark; grandmother to Benjamin (Ashley) Hodgson and Bronwyn Clark; great-grandma to Colton Alan Hodgson all of Burghill. She will be dearly missed by her brother Charles Stuard; niece Beth (Mark); nephews John Jr. and Dylan; two great-nieces Meg (Alex) and Mary; a great-nephew Mason; sister-in-law Linda Stuard; many other family and friends along with her dearest friend Kathryn.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bud, her brother Judge John Stuard, sister Ruth Ann Newfield, half-brother Edward Stuard, and sister-in-law Betty Stuard

A funeral service will be held on Saturday morning at 11:00AM at the Orangeville United Methodist Church 7850 Orangeville Road with Pastor Ron McIlvaine officiating.  Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the start of the service.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Sample-O’Donnell Funeral Home in Sharon.

If desired, contributions may be made in her memory to any local animal shelter.

To sign the guestbook for the Hodgson family, please visit www.sampleodonnellfh.com .

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