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Ben Hebert

Linda Stetson

August 14, 1943 - December 07, 2020

We created an online memorial to celebrate the life of Linda Stetson. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Our live celebration of life is scheduled for January 17 at 4:30 pm. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial. Please leave as many pictures as you...  see more

Eleanor Linda Stetson, 77, of 3 Sheridan Square, New York, New York passed away peacefully on Dec. 7, 2020 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in Manhattan after a long battle with cancer. Linda is predeceased by her parents Capt. Thomas H. Stetson, USN (ret.) and Barbara Stetson of Middletown, RI, and brother John Hutchinson Stetson. Linda leaves behind two sisters, Mary Stetson Hebert of Worcester, MA, and Katharine Stetson Lemaire...  see more
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  • Katy England
    Katy England added 4 photo(s) to the memorial Linda Stetson:
  • John Procter
    During today’s service for Linda, people repeatedly mentioned her intelligence and cleverness. That got me to thinking. My mother, Alice, and Linda’s mother, Barbara, were sisters. They had a first cousin named Mac Gardiner who worked for the...  more
  • Dawn Cieplensky
    Dawn Cieplensky added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Linda Stetson:
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  • Dawn Cieplensky
    For Linda
    The Waters of March by Susannah McCorkle
    In Celebration of your love of Jazz and life
    With Love
    "Waters of March" (Águas de Março) is a Brazilian song composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim. Jobim wrote both the English and Portuguese lyrics. In 2001, "Águas de Março" was named as the all-time best Brazilian song!
  • Dawn Cieplensky
    Linda loved Jazz. She enjoyed the voice of a particular singer, Susannah McCorkle who would be performing at the Oak Room (many years ago) Linda did not want to miss her.
    Indeed, we made it to her beautiful performance there. And afterwards,...  more
    Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Someone To Watch Over Me · Susannah Mccorkle Someone To Watch Over Me ℗ 1998 Concord Records, Inc. Released on: 1998-01-01 Producer: Nick Phillips Composer: George Gershwin Author: Ira Gershwin Auto-gener...
  • Cindy Farquhar
    I just finished looking at the wonderful pictures posted of Linda. I am a cousin who lives in Baltimore, and I used to love to go to the city and see Linda for dinner and a walk around the Village. As I look at Linda in the pictures, she plays the same...  more
  • James Imperatrice
    Linda was an employee of the NYS Unified Court System, in particular Kings County Supreme Court. To use the word employed truly minimizes who she was. She brought with her intelligence, dedication and her pursuit of excellence in everything she did. ...  more
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    In Loving Memory of Linda from Patricia Creegan and Mary Ellen Keller

    Our friend Eleanor Linda Stetson was named for Eleanor Roosevelt whom her mother admired. What a great start - one great lady named for another great lady. Her father was a captain...  more
  • GatheringUs Support Team
    GatheringUs Support Team added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Linda Stetson:
  • Deborah Busher
    Deborah Busher added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Linda Stetson:
  • Deborah Busher
    I met Linda bout 16 years ago when our mothers were receiving care at Forest Farm Health Care Center in RI. Linda would visit from NY frequently and soon we bacame friends and would go out to lunch or dinner and attend events in the area.

    Linda would...  more
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  • Brett Heineman
    I only knew Linda from our family reunions on my Mom's side of the family. When my dear Aunt Sue (my Mom's siter) first organized these reunions back in 1981, I met another side of Grandma McElroy-Thorns side of the family I knew nothing about, namely...  more
  • Katie Lemaire
    Linda accomplish many things in her schooling and her career throughout her life. Where she really excelled was in the love she shared in her role as daughter, sister, auntie, or beloved friend. She will be missed.
  • Ben Hebert
    Here is a little story about why Linda meant so much to my family.  Please leave your anecdote below.


    Linda spent her time on this earth...  more