Linda J. (Robert) Canty, age 72, of Wareham passed away peacefully on Monday, July 13, 2020 after a long illness at All American Assisted Living. She was the daughter of the late Anita and Leo Robert of Fairhaven and New Bedford and the widow of the late James T. Canty.
Born in Acushnet, Linda lived most of her life in Fairhaven and Sandwich before moving to Rochester and then Wareham. She graduated in 1965 from Fairhaven High School. She was employed by Sears in Hyannis holding many positions, worked as a receptionist for Valor Inc. and in the bakery at Stop & Shop. She enjoyed the Red Sox and going to Foxwoods and loved bowling as well as cooking.
She was the caregiver for her disabled husband Jim, her disabled brother Eugene as well as her mother Anita and sister Elaine Robert, when needed.
She is survived by her loving daughter Michelle Lavoie and her companion Brian Rego of Wareham, her brothers Leo Robert and his wife Rita of State College PA and Eugene Robert of Fairhaven.
Private arrangements are in the care of Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, MA 02745. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to the Alzheimers Association, P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090. www.alzmass.org
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