Linda 'Candy''s Story
Linda 'Candy' Ellerington Spina of Niagara Falls, NY, entered into eternal peace on November 10, 2016. She will be greeted into heaven by her parents, William G. Ellerington and Edith M. Ellerington; siblings, Thomas Ellerington, William Ellerington, Pauline (James) Cattarin, Gloria Carbin, Lois (Robert) Smiedala, Charles 'Ricky' (Maryann) Ellerington; and nephew, Michael McNamara.
Linda retired from Mt. St. Mary's Hospital where she served as a dedicated nurse and proud union representative. She cared deeply and fought for her patients and co-workers. She lived a fulfilled life and enjoyed travel, theater, the arts, bingo and her cats.
She is survived by her sons, Arthur Spina III, Anthony Spina, Aaron Spina; grandson, Arthur Spina IV (Anna); niece, Candace (Bill) LaRue; brothers, William (Sandra) McNamara, James (Patricia) Ellerington and family, Tracey (Wes) Parsons and Joel (Tammy) Ellerington; brother-in-law, James Cattarin; sister-in-law, Maryann Ellerington; granddaughters, Melinda McNamara (Kevin), Miranda (Michael) Kraus; grandsons, Michael McNamara and Billy LaRue; nieces, Kimberly Ellerington and Cheree (Gary) Irving and family; nephews, Eric 'Ricky' Ellerington and Gene Tribbets; "Nan" to Aiden, Mikayla and Payton. Also survived by friends and family.
Her family will be present from 4-6 PM on Tuesday, November 22nd at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 901 Cayuga St., LEWISTON, NY, where a memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM, with Rev. Ivan Skenderovic officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Jeanne's House, Niagara Hospice and the SPCA of Niagara County.
Visit rhoneyfuneralhome.com for guest register.
Published on  November 15, 2016