Linda Harnois, 71

Linda Harnois, 71

Linda (Suslak) Harnois, age 71, passed away on Sept. 12.

She was the daughter of the late Walter and Margaret (Harrington) Suslak. Linda was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School.

Linda worked in multiple positions in the medical field, including Anna Jacques Hospital in Newburyport, and Lahey Clinic in Peabody and Burlington.

Linda’s greatest joy was spending time with her large family. Among her fondest memories were times with her grandchildren in Indian Head, N.H., Disney, Old Orchard Beach, Cape Cod and Silver Lake.

Linda is survived by her devoted husband of almost 52 years, Hal Harnois; three children; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren: Tim Harnois of Danvers, his son Curtis of Texas and his two children, Brianna of South Hamilton; Kimberly Downs of Granby, Conn., her children Cameron and Kylie; Kristin and Al Ferrone, their children Brendan and Justine of Wilmington. Her siblings are Drs. MaryLou and Bruce Vachon of Toronto, Walter and Sally Suslak of Jacksonville, Fla., Robert and Sue Suslak of Ipswich, Pat and Dick Newhall of Lynn, John and Claire Suslak, formerly of Lynn, Michael and Mary Suslak of Paxton, Tom and Diane Suslak of Lynn, George and DeeDee Suslak of Danvers, Elizabeth Bryce of Salem. Linda was preceded in death by her siblings, Leo and Richard Suslak, Christine Travis and her brother-in-law, Jack Bryce.

Service information: Funeral Mass will be at St. Pius V Church, 215 Maple St., Lynn, at 9 a.m. on Sept. 17.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Linda’s memory may be made to

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