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Linda Carbone-Spence

October 9, 1959 - January 8, 2013
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Linda Carbone-Spence, 53, of Bear, DE, went home to be with the Lord January 8, 2013 at her home after a courageous 17 year battle with cancer. Born in Manhattan, NY on October 9, 1959, Linda was the daughter of Phyllis Geluardi Match and the late Martin Match. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in BusinessContinue Reading

mcarbone left a message on March 5, 2024:
11 years have come and gone so quickly never forgotten.
mike carbone left a message on October 10, 2018:
Happy Birthday Linda: You are always on my mind
Valenda Newell left a message on June 8, 2017:
mike carbone left a message on January 12, 2016:
Its been 3 years since you have passed, and I still miss you. At times you were harsh and stubborn, but at the end you were right. The deep down inside feeling I use to get but never admitted you were right. We remained friends through it all and some had a hard time understanding this ,but we were Friends and forgiveness ran deep with both of us. At times my heart is heavy but especially today I hope you reach down and touch our daughter and let her know that you are with her in what she is about to go through.
Alice left a message on January 7, 2016:
It's been three years, the time has passed so quickly and I still miss you. You had a quick wit, infectious laugh and could see humor in all kinds of situations. You were smart, discerning, and had the ability to succinctly see to the heart of a matter and tell others the honest truth. You were good company, comforting to talk over problems with. A great friend and sister. Love you. Alice
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Alice Becht left a message on April 4, 2014:
It has been over a year and I still miss you. I'm sorry I had to leave in your last days. You will always be so special to me, no one can take your place. Who else will know all the things we shared as sisters, at times we could read each others minds and laugh without a word being spoken. You worked harder and went through so much more than anyone can understand. Your faith was unwavering and an example to many. Love You, Alice
mike carbone left a message on March 16, 2013:
Its been only a few weeks since you have left us and yet I miss you like you just left us. I sit and wonder where you are and what you are doing on the other side. Aday does not go by that I am not thinking about you, and My children are grown and have gone there own ways. You are missed here and I know that you are in abetter place. I hope that when its my turn that you will be there to guide me through.
Lisa Stevenson left a message on January 15, 2013:
I met Linda in my new hire training class at Chase in 2001. She was returning to work after being off on disability She shared her story of her battle with cancer with me. It was something we discovered that we had in common. She had a great personality and an infectious smile. She made me laugh. Through the years her courage and how she coped with adversity was truly inspiring. I believe that everyone who knew Linda feels that they were better for it. She truly lived life!
stephanie carter left a message on January 15, 2013:
To linda family, so sorry to hear linda passing she fight hard and long. She was a true child of God. I will miss our talks. She loved her family. I will keep the family in my prays. Linda co-worker. Stephanie Carter
Mary Ann Burns left a message on January 15, 2013:
You were a wonderful person and will be missed by all. Mary Ann Burns
Kristin Gray left a message on January 14, 2013:
You were a great woman with such inspiration. Your smile and spunk will be missed. Rest in peace my friend.
Terri Ciuffetelli left a message on January 14, 2013:
Linda was an inspiration to everyone who had the pleasure to know her during her brief time with us. She always had a smile for you and talked about her family. They were truly her pride and joy in life. I am saddened by the loss of her but know that she is now at peace with the Lord. Until we meet again. God’s Garden God looked around his garden And found an empty place, He then looked down upon the earth And saw your tired face. He put his arms around you And lifted you to rest. God’s garden must be beautiful He always takes the best. He knew that you were suffering He knew you were in pain. He knew that you would never Get well on earth again. He saw the road was getting rough And the hills were hard to climb. So he closed your weary eyelids And whispered, ‘Peace bethine’. It broke our hearts to lose you But you didn’t go alone, For part of us went with you The day God called you home. Anonymous
Virginia Murphy left a message on January 14, 2013:
I worked with Linda for many years at Chase. She was such a kind, warm hearted woman with a great spirit. She always had a smile and a great story about her family. My deepest sympathy on your loss.
Lillian Frank left a message on January 12, 2013:
Growing up around the corner from one another in NYC, I knew my cousin Linda as an adorable little imp with an infectious smile and never-ending kindness. Those assets, plus her abiding faith, seemed to carry her through life. Despite her long struggle, she never gave in. We "talked" these past few years mostly by email, where she shared proud stories about her children's progress and her own milestones. I was so inspired by the optimism and perseverence she showed in continuing to go to school and achieve personal goals. Linda truly blessed this world and her spirit will live on in so many ways.
Christine Sutton left a message on January 12, 2013:
Linda, Words just cannot express the emptiness i feel. i have lost a true friend. your smile was contagious and your faith in the Lord was phenominal no matter what was going on in your life. i will always remember the talks we had and the times we shared. i know you are no longer in pain. Explore His beautiful Kingdom freely. until we meet again.....I love you, friend.
Channin left a message on January 12, 2013:
Dearest Linda, My heart breaks & is overjoyed at the same time. U unfailingly maintained such faith & I know u r being rewarded 4 that now, in love, peace & joy and also in receipt of all those other things that are either elusive or incompletely offered 2 us here on earth. U were the poster child 4 graceful strength. I’m not sure that u ever took me or anyone up on the offer 2 help in the small ways we could. U never complained about your health struggles, just soldiered forward and simply made the best of things—in so many aspects of your life. I was lucky 2 share so many meaningful heart-2-heart talks & walks with u as we traded both our humor & war stories. I miss sharing mischievous moments & smiles. Many times your kindness, humor & understanding of mutual life struggles kept me afloat & I appreciated u as a kindred soul. I am so happy that I took the opportunities 2 tell u what u meant 2 me & what I saw in u. I was touched 2 know that some of my offerings ended up in your “Feel Good File” & will always b touched by the positivity u offered me as well. As u know, I admire u 4 knowing & speaking your truths & 4 being a genuine person, 4 your humor, faith, strength & humanity. I love your dedication 2 your family, how u honored truth thru the good & bad. U taught & gave me things I will always cherish. U have always been a good soul & I have no doubt u will carry on, always persevering, learning & loving along the way. Godspeed, my friend. Linda’s Family, My heart goes out 2 each of u. I just hope that u know that just as faith was the center of Linda’s life, each of you were seated right next 2 faith as her nucleus. Anyone who knew Linda in this life knew all about each of u (probably way more than u’d want us 2 know :O) She was so very proud of each of u & I have no doubt each of u will continue 2 have a cheerleader looking after u. May her memory& her enduring love sustain u thru this time & always. Peace & Love be Linda’s and each of yours, Channin
Laura Firlein left a message on January 11, 2013:
Linda and I worked together for many years at Chase. I loved the passion she had for her work, family, friends and life in general. She was always willing to help others before herself and always had a smile on her face. She will be missed by many!
Tylisa Owens left a message on January 11, 2013:
I met Linda almost 8 years ago. She was very kind and joyful with an extra splash of spunk! She was a woman who spoke highly of her family as well as her hopes. Later I found out she was battling cancer. That extra splash of spunk within Linda gave her the courage, the tenacity, and the drive to keep going and to keep fighting. She was a remarkable and resilent person. May your fond memories of Linda forever be in your hearts and may God bless you.
Vicki Nepi left a message on January 11, 2013:
Linda I will never forget you and the long walks and talks we had together on sunny afternoons at work. You always inspired me and make me want to be a better person. I loved the stories we shared and all the great advice. I will never forget your animated ways of talking and your infectious smile. I know you are at peace and are a big Beautiful Angel now watching over your Family . I will miss you so much. Vicki
Vanessa Henry left a message on January 11, 2013:
“Linda was an awesome woman with a wonderful sweet spirit when ever I saw Linda she had a smile on her face. We would talk about the Lord, our families and had a lot of good laughs. I will miss her sweet spirit. To her children your mother talked about you all the time with so much LOVE! God bless you all!
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Sara left a message on January 11, 2013:
To Linda's Family and Friends, Linda inspired optimism and perseverence in those around her; her soul was kind and giving. I am glad to count her among those whose path I crossed in life. May you find strength, peace, and comfort as grieve. honor her memory through your grief.
Roenika Nichols left a message on January 11, 2013:
Linda was a wonderful and beautiful spirit, no matter what she had to deal with you would never know. Linda always gave me great advice threw issues I have endured myself. Due to her battles in the past she was able to ensure me that things would be okay. Still to this day I remember her words of comfort. She is now resting in a place where pain is no longer. I pray that the loss within the family will evenutally be healed with her most precious memories. God Bless
Lisa Galvin left a message on January 11, 2013:
Linda was a great women. Anyone that had the pleasure of working with her or even being in the same building would tell you she was a great person. She always had a smile on her face no matter what issues she was facing. She will be missed dearly
Peter Match left a message on January 11, 2013:
I didn't get to see Linda nearly enough as the years went on. When we did see her, she was loving, positive, and funny. This past summer we had a family reunion and I never heard her complain, she wanted to enjoy her time with her family and play some games with the kids. That's how it's been with her. I think Linda understood what was important in life more than most of us. I'm trying to learn something from her.
Destinie left a message on January 11, 2013:
Mom- Thanks so much for all you did for us. I remember all the good times, and bad times, we shared together. I remember seeing you struggle and triumph time after time. I remember your strength, your stead-fastness, and your love for the arts. (See attached photo! :P) I am glad that you have triumphed yet again and have moved in to your heavenly home. I believe we will all be together again. <3
Alice left a message on January 10, 2013:
Linda was my sister but she was more than that. She was someone who could finish my sentences and I hers. We laughed at the same silly things and thought a lot alike. I suppose that happens when you grow up together. I could tell her things most other people would never understand. She was the one I often called to share something important or just funny. The one thing we have in common that will endure and bring us together again is our faith in Christ. Her prayers and life were instrumental in this faith we share. I will miss her friendship and laughter here but we will laugh together again. You were so strong and faith filled.
Michael Carbone left a message on January 10, 2013:
My heart is broken by your lose. I know you are in better place with the lord a place that is well deserved. I promise to be there for our children you know that I loved them with all my heart and I promise not to let you down,
RT Foard left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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