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Linda C. Puglia

January 5, 1945 — January 12, 2021

Cedaredge, Colorado resident, Linda C. Puglia, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at the HopeWest Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction, Colorado. She just turned 76.

No formal services will be held.

Linda was born on January 5, 1945 to Benjamin and Virginia (McDonald) Carlyn in Lynn, Massachusetts. Her family moved throughout the country before settling in Reading, Massachusetts. After graduation, Linda furthered her education at Children’s Hospital School of Nursing becoming a very compassionate Registered Nurse.

On December 22, 1967, Linda married the love of her life, Carl J. Puglia in Reading, Massachusetts. They have resided in Cedaredge, Colorado the past 18 years moving from Salem, New Hampshire.

Linda was an avid painter creating the most beautiful Christmas, birthday and any special occasion cards with amazing ocean and mountain scenes. Linda enjoyed discussing politics with Carl, coffee time with friends and daily visits with her girlfriends.

Linda is survived by her loving husband, Carl Puglia of Cedaredge, Colorado; two daughters: Christen Puglia of Austin, Texas and Leigh; three sisters: Marcia Carlyn of Vancouver, British Columbia; Patricia Carlyn of Cincinnati, Ohio and Debbie Hood; and three wonderful grandsons.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents and a very dear friend, Bill Yearsley.

Contributions may be made to HopeWest 3090 North 12th Street, Unit B, Grand Junction, CO 81506.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.

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