Linda S.  Lavelle

August 27, 1954 - October 23, 2020

Visitation: Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 4-8 pm; Devlin Funeral Home, North Hills.

Service: Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 10 am; Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, St. Teresa of Avila Church.

Linda S. Lavelle

Age 66, of Ross Twp., passed away peacefully after a very brief battle with cancer. Born Aug. 27, 1954, daughter of the late Leonard F. and Joan (Meliniotis) Sismour. Beloved wife of Bernard T. Lavelle, whom she married on July 12, 1975; loving mother of Leonard (Sarah) Lavelle and Sherry (Wayne) Alling; superhero ya ya of Grace, Annie, Joanie, and Ava.

Linda was warm, loving, and selfless. She loved caring for her golden retrievers, visiting lighthouses, hearing the ocean, gardening, and sunflowers. Linda was very close with her mom and dad, and they had many special memories of fishing together. She loved her family and friends and was most proud of raising her children and grandchildren. She was the most amazing ya ya. Linda was a child of Christ in the Catholic Church and was blessed by her lifelong friendship with Patty Richards.

Family and friends are welcome Tuesday from 4-8 pm at Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Hwy., North Hills. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 10 am at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, St. Teresa of Avila Church.
Interment will follow at North Side Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in Linda’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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  • Bensch Family

    Sending our most heartfelt condolences to you and your family during this time.

  • Chris and Maria

    We are so sorry for the loss of your sweet mother. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • The Adamiak Family

    Dear Mr. Lavelle,
    Our family sends their deepest condolences to you and your family. There are no adequate words to say when you lose someone so precious at such a young age. Our prayers are with you and your family.
    The Adamiak Family

  • Fred Alexander Meliniotis

    God bless all of your family and please watch over them with our savior Jesus Christ and father God amen.
    cousin Freddy

  • Janet Lukac

    Len, I am very sorry for the loss of your mother. May she rest in eternal peace. Blessings to your family.

  • Andrea Zeitler

    Mr. Len Lavelle and Family,

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Losing a parent is never easy. We hope you can find some comfort in knowing that you and your family is in all of our prayers.

    GIL, Andrea, Jonathan Heather and Melanie Zeitler

  • Troy, Kellie, Wyndsor (& Otis) Ussack

    Our deepest sympathies to you, Bernie and your beautiful family. We wish you comfort and peace in the days ahead. Linda will be missed.

  • Dana Sneed

    The blender was a very great person and very good friend she will be missed by all rest in peace

  • Jesenia Bomgardner

    My condolences to all of Linda’s loved ones. 💛


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