Hobbs (ne Shoebottom), Linda Jane

Hobbs (ne Shoebottom), Linda Jane

May 29th, 2015

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at her residence on Friday, May 29, 2015, in her 73rd year. Beloved wife and best friend of Barry for 56 years. Loving mother of Catherine Dover, Shelly (Rob) Farquharson, Sherry (Mark) McMurray and Tom (Zoe). Cherished grandma and Nana to Andrew and Tom McMurray, Cailey and James Dover, Laura and Michael Farquharson, and Toren, Imogen and Anwyn Hobbs. Dear sister of Barbara Westman (Harvey). Linda will be fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and many friends. Predeceased by parents Austin and Marjorie Shoebottom, brother Tommy, and grandson Ian. Linda loved her 40+ year career as a medical secretary in London and the friendships she made. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the memorial service will be conducted on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Drs. Cathy Faulds and Christen Shoesmith, nurses Joy and Becky, and homecare providers Sheila, Julie, Lori and Elaine. Memorial donations to the ALS Society would be appreciated by the family.

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Pat VandeSompelBarry and Family My heartfelt condolences to all of you. Linda was so special. I knew her through the Byron clinic -- she was always so knowledgeable and helpful. We often talked about U.S. shopping trips and she updated me on the family. I saw Linda last year, shortly after she had been diagnosed and, in true Linda fashion, she was facing the future with a positive frame of mind. My thoughts are with you at this time.
Tom TelferPlease accept my sincere condolences. I will always remember her smile .
Tim & Connie BaileyHeartfelt condolences from all of us here at Oxbow Glen. We surely miss Linda's smiling face. So deeply sorry for your loss.
Grace McCarron (BFMC)Linda was such a joy to work with. She had a beautiful smile and cheery outlook for everyone. She will be missed by all. May your memories bring you comfort at this saddest time. Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss.
pauline kinahanBarry and Family -My most sincere sympathy on the loss of your beautiful wife and mother! Mike and I had many happy Bridge Nights with you both and the old Weldwood Group! Lovingly, Pauline and Kinahan Family
Jessica MacKenzie I am so sorry for your devastating loss. She was an incredible woman. Thinking of all of you and remembering her with deep fondness.
MJ MacDonaldSo sorry for the loss of your mom Cathy....your in my thoughts and prayers. MJ MacDonald
Joe & Marilyn DewanSorry Barry and Family and Barbara for your lost i had heard she was not well. may God rest her soul and all let us remember the great times when we were young and healthy . God Bless all her Family and closes fiends Joe Dewan
Albert BannisterBarry and Family, My sincere and deepest sympathy on the loss of Linda. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very sad and difficult time. Albert
Karen DevineSo very sorry to hear Cathy and family , I lost my mum 5 years ago and it is so difficult. I remember hanging out at your house and your mum always looking like your sister she looked so young :) Great memories...ox
Toula and John SangsterDear Barry and family. We are so sorry to hear of Linda's passing. She was always so kind, so professional, so funny, and so full of life. She was such a beautiful person, inside and out. We have so many fond memories of her. Please accept our sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Dale McIntyreI was sorry to hear about Linda's passing. I knew her when we worked at UH. Then, we met again at Oxbow. Sometimes our groups would meet at dinner after playing golf. She will be missed.
Carol AllenBarry So sorry to read about Linda's passing .I met Linda many years ago when I worked at Carling Heights Medical Centre and reconnected with you and her at McCormick Home where Linda's mother and my mother-in law were in residence .Also recently this past December when I bumped into both of you and she informed me of her diagnosis .It was a sad and teary moment and even more so now that she is at rest. I will always remember her lovely smile and cheery disposition. My condolences to you and all your family .Sincerely Carol Allen
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