March 30, 1942 – June 3, 2022
Linda Avram, beloved wife, mother, sister and grandmother, passed away peacefully on June 3, 2022 at the age of 80, surrounded by loved-ones.
Linda was born in Saskatoon Saskatchewan on March 30, 1942, to Margie and Ralph Moyer. While her parents divorced shortly after her birth, Margie married “Chuck” (Leon Carl) Halina, who raised Linda as his daughter. Linda’s early life was spent in Saskatoon playing sports, hanging out with her friends and family and spending time listening to music and going to dances. An avid music lover, she met and married Steve Avram in 1961, a musician who filled her life with music and love. They recently celebrated their 6oth wedding anniversary on Aug 12, 2021
Linda spent her working life in the public service and retired in 1996 after 25 years. She was very talented and creative with her numerous knitting, crocheting and fur -crafted teddy bears and loved to gift them to others. She loved to travel and truly enjoyed the family/ friend gatherings which always included amazing food! She was a loved and valued member of her church community, always eager to donate her time and creativity in the service of others. She also dedicated many years of service to others in the AL anon program. Linda will be remembered for her humour, vivacity, strength, and unwavering kindness. She had a deep faith in God and had the hope of life eternal with her savior, Jesus.
She is survived by her husband Steve, her siblings, Ron Halina, Susan Chappell (and spouse Brent) and Karen Halina, her daughters and their spouses, Cheryl (Will) Chaster, Shelly Avram (Doug Lester), Jody Avram, and Darcy (Les) Patterson, her grandchildren and their spouses, Steven Patterson, Selina Wall, Michael (Shanyn) Patterson, Meghan Chaster, Cole Baines, Ashleigh (Hillis) Halbert, and Adam Patterson, as well as her great-grandson Hunter Halbert and great-granddaughter Saskia Patterson.
Her Celebration of life will take place this Saturday June 18, 2022 at 1 pm at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church 531 Herbert St Duncan BC.
Online condolences may be made at www.hwwallacecbc.com.
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