Linda R. Updegrove

Linda R. Updegrove, 71, of 65 Euclid Avenue, Bradford, passed away at Thursday, February 7, 2019, at Bradford Ecumenical Home.

Born July 31, 1947 in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Charles L. and Ruth C. (Orlowski) Wedge, and Betty J. Hathaway. She attended Bradford Area Schools.

Linda was employed at Zippo Manufacturing Company for over 37 years.

She had attended the Asbury United Methodist Church. She was very active as a bowler in the local community and at the State level. She was a member of the Zippo Women's Bowling League, the Moose Lodge and was a Bradford Marching Owls Booster from 1979 to 1983. She loved to dance and jitterbug; rollerskate, snowmobile, and pitch horseshoes. She loved the water and  was a lifeguard in high school, she enjoyed boating, waterskiing and spending time with her friends at her pool. She was an avid Buffalo Bills fan, and enjoyed watching them on TV. Her greatest joy came form spending time with family and friends. 

Linda is survived by one daughter Lori Ann Updegrove of Annville, one brother Clifton C. “Chuck” Hathaway of Dundee, NY, one sister, Gracie K. Williams of Rock Stream, NY, several nieces, and cousins including, Thomas Earl (Cindy) Hinckley of Fayetteville, GA, and Mary Ann (John) Hansen of Big Canoe, GA.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, George W. Yeaney.

Friends will be invited to attend a Celebration of Linda's life at a later date in the spring. Burial will be in Bolivar Cemetery. 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

Memorial if desired may be made to the SPCA, P.O. Box 113, Bradford PA 16701 or the charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

My dear Lori, I am there for you if you need me. she made me laugh and I made her laugh. it is always god timing not our. she making people laugh in heaven.I LOVE YOU, KID, PASTOR GRACIE KEMICK
— PASTOR GRACIE KEMICK

Lori, I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom and I have remained friends since 8th grade. Even though I will miss her, I know she is in a far better place. May your cherished memories become your treasures. Thoughts and prayers.
— Patti (Anthony Kuhaneck) Orlic

My visits to Bradford will not be the same without her smiles and support. Will miss her very much. Blessings to you Lori.
— Roger Clark

So sorry for your loss, had lots of fun working, bowling with Linda. Prayers to you Lori, take care.
— Tish Kelly

She was like little sister to me. Will miss our visits and sure hope she is resting in peace
— joyce kelley

So sorry for your loss Lori. Prayers of comfort for you and her family . I enjoyed talking and working with your mom at zippo.
— Debbie Smith

Linda was our neighborhood on Euclid Avenue. I haven''t seen her for years, but wish her daughter Lori & family love & prayers.
— Cindy

Many close memories were shared with Linda ever since high school and almost 40 yrs of working together. Love and miss you till we meet again.
— Joyce Kille

RIP Linda, going to miss your smile
— Tom Leposa

Sorry to hear of this wonderful person leaving us. she was a friend in school and afterwards. Angels await you
— judy conklin brunmeier

The Class of 1966 sends sympathies to Linda’s family, especially her daughter who celebrated a class reunion with her Mother. We always thought that was special. She will be sincerely missed.
— V-Anne Danielson

Linda was my childhood friend. I last saw her in 1966. She was a wonderful person. Rest In Peace ??
— Vickie Dixon Willians

So sorry to hear of Linda''s passing. We always seemed to connect at Hollenbeck-Cahills. At one time she was married to my cousin Rod. Such a nice person. We always had something to catch up with when we saw each other. RIP Linda.
— Judith Barrile Bess

Prayers and condolences for Lori and family. Linda was a staple of our neighborhood and one of the few neighbors remaining from my childhood. Lori and I were classmates from the very beginning. Linda will be sorely missed.
— Thomas M. Lewis

She will be greatly missed.
— Linda Barrile

Have great memories working with you at Zippo rest in peace prayers and condolences to the family
— Candy hoy

Lovely person and such a shining smile. Always beautiful. Blessings.
— Sam B

Condolences

  • My dear Lori, I am there for you if you need me. she made me laugh and I made her laugh. it is always god timing not our. she making people laugh in heaven.I LOVE YOU, KID, PASTOR GRACIE KEMICK

    — PASTOR GRACIE KEMICK
  • Lori, I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom and I have remained friends since 8th grade. Even though I will miss her, I know she is in a far better place. May your cherished memories become your treasures. Thoughts and prayers.

    — Patti (Anthony Kuhaneck) Orlic
  • My visits to Bradford will not be the same without her smiles and support. Will miss her very much. Blessings to you Lori.

    — Roger Clark
  • So sorry for your loss, had lots of fun working, bowling with Linda. Prayers to you Lori, take care.

    — Tish Kelly
  • She was like little sister to me. Will miss our visits and sure hope she is resting in peace

    — joyce kelley