Gloucester, MA — Linda L. (Pantaleo) Bodoni, 65, of Gloucester, wife of Johnni D. Bodoni, passed away peacefully on Friday evening, August 23, 2013, at the Addison Gilbert Hospital.
She was born in Long Island, N.Y., on September 16, 1947, and was the daughter of the late Anthony and Alice (Boucher) Pantaleo.
Linda attended schools in Long Island, and later received her GED from North Shore Community College.
She was employed for over 24 years at Gloucester Engineering as a documentation coordinator.
Linda very much enjoyed playing on the "Golden Girls” team for her Tuesday night ladies bowling league. She would also attend her granddaughter, Samantha’s beauty pageants, and on occasion would even find herself joining in on the fun of the pageants and having such a great time with her granddaughter.
In her spare time, she loved to sew and knit and would even enter them in the Topsfield Fair at Coolidge Hall, and has won numerous prizes for her custom works.
Linda will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Johnni D. Bodoni of Gloucester; two daughters, Christina M. Bodoni of Florida, and Angela G. Spivack and her husband, Lee, of Natick: her son, Christopher D. Bodoni and his wife, Courtney, of North Carolina; 10 grandchildren, Christian, Matthew, Adam, Steven, Caleb Samantha, Peter, Mariah, and Anthony; her brother, Anthony Pantaleo Jr. of Florida; her mother-in-law, Inga Bodoni of Gloucester; four sisters-in-law, Patricia White and her husband, Bob, Linda Johnson and her husband, Bob, and Ursula Eastman, all of Gloucester, Cynthia Miller and her husband, Tom, of Florida; brother-in-law, Philip Bodoni and his wife, Kathy, of Peabody; her good friends, Tyne and Bob Cavanaugh of Rockport; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a granddaughter, baby Grace, her angel; her father-in-law, Salvatore J. Bodoni; and a brother-in-law, Michael Eastman.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her Memorial Mass will be celebrated in St. Ann’s Church, Holy Family Parish, on Saturday, September 7, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend.
The burial will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Attn: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309, or to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
Arrangements are by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St., Gloucester. Condolences may be given at www.greelyfuneralhome.com.