Linda Diane (Philpott) Quinby

Linda Diane (Philpott) Quinby

August 8, 1947 — January 6, 2019

In the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, Linda Diane (Philpott) Quinby passed away in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. She was 71 years old.

Born Aug. 8, 1947, Linda was the first child of John Stanley and Madeline Philpott of Marble Falls, Texas. Linda matriculated at Baylor University, graduating with a degree in elementary education in 1969. Upon her marriage, Linda moved to Pennsylvania. She worked as an elementary school teacher at Upper Perkiomen School District for more than 30 years, during which time she raised and was the best mom her three sons could have had. Linda achieved her master's degree in education from Kutztown University. She spent many happy hours seaside in Ocean City, New Jersey, loved being on the water in her boat, and enjoyed taking in local theater productions. Linda was well known in her family for clipping news articles she thought might interest others and passing them along. Linda also enthusiastically enjoyed traveling, particularly her most recent adventure to Florida.

Linda is survived by her three sons and their wives: Rob Quinby and Dara Schlegel; Ryan and Julie Quinby and Randy and Edie Quinby. Linda also leaves behind her three siblings: Donna Matlock, John Lassiter, and Marilyn Salinas. Her most treasured legacy is her five grandchildren; Pierce Frederick, Tanner John, Abraham Ryan, Jenna Elaine and Dylan Ray.

Funeral arrangements are private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association in Linda's name. Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home Ltd., Chambersburg, has been entrusted with conducting the arrangements.

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