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Linda K. Schaer

May 9, 1950 November 4, 2019
Linda K. Schaer
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Obituary for Linda K. Schaer

GOSHEN – Linda K. Schaer, 69, passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019. She was the loving wife of Donald V. Schaer for 47 years. Born May 9, 1950 in Waterbury; the daughter of the late Walter and Edith (Carlstrom) Kuska. Linda met the love of her life in high school, their first date was graduation night, they married four years later and have been together ever since. She was a skilled RN working at Waterbury Hospital for many years until she had her cherished daughters and stayed home to raise them. She returned to nursing twenty years later, supervising local nursing homes and using her talents to care for the elderly. She enjoyed traveling, entertaining family and friends, camping with her husband and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of the Wolcott Community Bible Church for 40 years and the Faith Bible Church for the last 5 years. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Lisa Browning and husband Robert of NY and Laura Boyle and husband Tom of Barkhamsted; grandchildren, Franklin Browning, Daniel Browning, Linny and Cocoa; aunt, Theresa Colucci of Waterbury; and her two dogs, Shadow and Buddy. Friends may call on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Montano-Shea Funeral Home, 922 Main Street, Winsted from 4 – 7 PM. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Faith Bible Church, 368 Main Street, Winsted at 10 AM. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Goshen Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Faith Bible Church for Heather and Ferdinand Tobias, CEF missionaries in the San Diego area in memory of Linda. Visit an online guestbook at


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