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Linda Recker

March 19, 1931 — December 23, 2015

Linda Recker, 84, of Mount Pleasant, SC died peacefully December 23, 2015. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 19, 1931, the daughter of Lois and Harold Rodee. Linda is survived by her husband, Gary Recker; children, David (Rex), Matthew, Amy and Tracy; grandchildren, Rachael, Brian, Daniel, Abby, Spencer and Declan. Linda received her Bachelor’s from Ohio Wesleyan University, where she was a proud member of the Tri-Delta sorority, and her Masters of Library Science from Simmons College in Massachusetts. Linda lived in New York City and worked for the NY Public Library for three years until her children came. She and Gary then relocated to Cresskill, NJ, where she raised the family and worked as a stay-at-home mom for 15 years and kept very busy with all the children’s activities, including PTA, Little League baseball and Midget football. In addition, she served on the Cresskill Town Council for 9 years and was instrumental in helping to build the new borough hall. Eventually, Linda went back to work as a librarian at New Milford Public Library and then ended her career at West Caldwell Library. Linda and Gary retired to the Isle of Palms, where they resided for 4 years, and then relocated to Mt. Pleasant, where Linda worked as a docent at the Old Exchange. She was a member of The Newcomers Club and East Cooper’s Women’s Club, where she served as President for a year. A Memorial Service will be held January 5, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Isle of Palms Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Hospice of Charleston. Online condolences may be left at www.palmettocremationsociety.com . Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society, Charleston, SC.
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