SUNBURY – Linda L. Rettinger, formerly Linda Neidig, 77, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, February 20, 2020, surrounded by her family and staff at the Mansion Nursing Home.
Linda was born October 10, 1942, in Sunbury, a daughter of the late Harry and Kathryn (Wise) Neidig. She was married to James Rettinger, who preceded her in death.
She was a member of the Sunbury High School Class of 1960, and was later employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare, retiring in 1999.
Linda was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Sunbury and she cherished the time she spent with others in the congregation. Linda was truly a selfless person who devoted her time to helping anyone in need and to visiting people confined tonursing homes.
Linda’s hobbies included painting ceramics, anything related to Elvis Presley, and staying in touch with those she loved. Without fail, countless family members and friends could look forward to receiving a greeting card with a personal message from Linda forevery birthday and holiday. She never missed the opportunity to make someone’s day a little brighter and she had a genuine appreciation for life’s most important offerings. Her final written words to family and friends included a message saying “I hope I have touched all of your lives in a special way and when you think of me sometime, send someone a card or call them and make their day.”
She is survived by one brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Janet Neidig of Sunbury, nephew, Jack Neidig Jr and wife Kandi of Montandon, nephew Jason Neidig and wife Cassie of Northumberland and two great-nieces, Mylea and Carly Neidig of Milton.
Visitors may call from 12:00 to 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday at the Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut Street, Sunbury followed by the funeral service at the Herndon Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Linda’s name to Golden Rule Love INC in Milton or to the Gideons International.
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