Linda Van Buskirk

Obituary of Linda J Van Buskirk

Linda J. Van Buskirk, 74, passed away on April 11, 2022, in Venice, FL. She was born in Boston, MA on March 16, 1948, to William and Elva Heavey. Linda graduated from Mission High School in 1965.  She met and married the love of her life, John Van Buskirk, in 1987.  They lived and raised their family in Reading, MA before settling in Venice, Florida. She worked at Sarasota Memorial Hospital until her retirement in 2010. 

Linda enjoyed traveling, dancing, and most importantly, spending time with her friends and family as well as spoiling her puppies, Chief and Cleo.

She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister, and Mimi, who’s infectious spirit and energy touched everyone she met.

Linda is predeceased by her parents William and Elva Heavey and her son Dennis Lehane. She is also predeceased by three brothers and one sister.

She is survived by her husband John Van Buskirk, children Christine Miceli, Paul Lehane and his wife Dorothy, Mike Lehane and his wife Michelle as well has her eight grandchildren Jessica Miceli, Nicholas Miceli, Ashley Lehane, Kaitlyn Lehane, Emily Lehane, Ryan Lehane, Kiley Lehane and Ashlyn Lehane. She is also survived by her brother Arnold Heavey and Callie Di Vico as well as many friends and family.

Services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, https://www.cff.org/donate.

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