Linda Joy Purinton, age 75, of Falls, PA passed away on February 15, 2022 at home and in the company of her loving family.
Linda was born on May 15, 1946 in Scranton, PA. She was the daughter of the late Lorenzo and Ruby Thomas Cobb. Along with taking care of her family, she worked in dress factories for many years. Later in life she held various positions at American Asphalt.
Linda was, first and foremost, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great- grandmother who loved, worshiped and served her Savior Jesus Christ. She enjoyed God’s creation. She found great pleasure in outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing and flower gardening. She was a skilled seamstress and cake decorator. She was an active member of Eaton Baptist Church. Over the years she served actively in Sunday School, Nursery, Junior Church, children’s ministries, and was actively involved in church meals. She loved her dogs over the years and most recently Sadie.
Surviving Linda are her husband of 58 years Linley John Purinton, Sr. of Falls, PA. Their children and spouses Linley, Jr. and Lisa Purinton of Larksville, PA, Kimberly and Scott Teeters of Falls, PA, Yvonne and Duane Norton, Jr. of Lemon, PA, and Yvette and Kevin Hutchins of Tunkhannock, PA, their grandsons and spouses Brandon and Rachel Purinton, Joshua and Ashley Purinton, Benjamin Purinton, Jacob Purinton, Jordon Purinton, Eric and Sarah Teeters, Douglas Teeters, David Teeters, Robert and Antionette Tupper, William Tupper, Michael and Lindsay Hutchins, Keith Hutchins, and Gavin Hutchins, their great-grandchildren Carter Tupper, Anakin Tupper, RubyRose Tupper and Lucy Hutchins, her siblings Robert and Dora Cobb, Lester Cobb, and Mary Pavia, as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Melvin Cobb and Renny Cobb.
Family and friends are invited to attend Linda’s funeral service which will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, February 21, 2022 from the Eaton Baptist Church, 820 Hunter Highway, Tunkhannock, PA with Pastor Mark King of Laceyville officiating. Interment will be held in Robert’s Cemetery, Falls.
A Visitation for friends and family will be held from 9:00am until the time of service on Monday, February 21, 2022 at the Eaton Baptist Church, 820 Hunter Highway, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.
Arrangements and care entrusted to Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc. 73 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, PA 18657.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Linda’s name to Eaton Baptist Church, 820 Hunter Highway, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.