Linda Harpster

Linda Burry Harpster (Burry)

Monday, June 8th, 1959 - Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
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Linda Burry Harpster, 60, of Lewistown, passed away at 8:52 a.m. on Wednesday April 8, 2020 at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.
Born June 8, 1959 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, she was the granddaughter of the late Jacob and Gladys Burry, and the daughter of the late Elsie Burry.
Linda is survived by her loving husband, James “Jim” Harpster, whom she married on October 10, 1981; Children, Matthew Harpster, and wife Lisa, of Chandler, Arizona, and Michele Rydborn, and husband James, of Miami, FL; Siblings, Lillian Myers, and husband Jon, of Lewistown, Michael McVicker, Jr., of Harrisburg, Denise Smith and husband Lee, of Lewistown, Danielle Williams and husband Stacey, of Lewistown; Grandchildren, Preston and Miles Harpster, and Odin Rydborn, and step-father, Michael McVicker
Linda was employed as a secretary at The Pennsylvania State Fire Academy. She loved to travel, and most of all, spend time with her beloved family, especially her grandchildren.
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are under the care of The Barr Funeral Home Inc. & Crematory, 120 Logan Street, Lewistown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Linda’s memory are respectfully encouraged to: The Ronald McDonald House, 745 W. Governor Rd, Hershey, PA 17033, or The Lymphoma Research Foundation, 88 Pine Street, Suite 2400, New York, NY 10005.
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Thomas Laub

Posted at 10:44am
Linda was a high school classmate. A friendly and wonderful person. I'm very sorry to hear of her passing.

Kathy Macchiavrna

Posted at 03:52pm
Jim, Matthew, and Michele, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May God surround you with his love at this time! Linda always had the most wonderful smile for me when we would by chance meet! Thoughts and prayers for the entire family.

Thomas Cook

Posted at 01:24pm
I am so sorry for your loss. Linda was one of the best employees I ever had. I hold you all in my thoughts and prayers.

The Fire Instructors at the Monroe County Training Facility

Posted at 12:33pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Gary D Jaworski

Posted at 09:14am
Our deepest condolences from all of us at Lymphoma Research Foundation. Gary D. Jaworski.

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