Linda M. (Waloweek) Recor

July 27, 1950 ~ November 14, 2021 (age 71)

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Linda M. (Waloweek) Recor, 71, of Springfield, passed away on November 14, 2021 at Mercy Medical Center after a courageous battle with lymphoma. She was born in Holyoke, MA on July 27, 1950 to Walter and Helen Waloweek. Linda worked in food service for many years for the diocese of Springfield at St. Matthew, Our Lady of Sacred Heart, and St. Michael’s Academy Schools. She loved traveling with her late husband, gardening, and shopping. Most especially, Linda loved the time spent with her family, especially her adored granddaughter Stella. Linda was loved deeply and she always returned that love tenfold.

Linda leaves to cherish her memory her sons, Michael Recor of Springfield and Patrick Recor and his partner Elise Bettro of Chicopee; her mother, Helen Waloweek of Chicopee; her partner of 9 years, Gary Benware; her brother Brian Waloweek and his wife Lori of Chicopee; her beloved granddaughter, Stella Recor along with many other family members and friends. She was predeceased by her father, Walter Waloweek; her husband, Paul Recor in 2011; and her brother, David Waloweek.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 4-7pm at Nowak Funeral & Cremation Services. Burial at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery will be private.

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November 17, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Nowak Funeral & Cremation Services
15 Ludlow Avenue
Springfield, MA 01151

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