GARNER — Former NCMS employee Linda Russell died Monday, April 25, 2022, at her home in Garner due to complications of cancer, surrounded by her loving children. Linda was employed by the North Carolina Medical Society from 1998 to 2010. She was a valuable part of NCMS Foundation programs, working as Gifts and Programs Coordinator.

Linda was born on April 10, 1957 to John and Cecelia Giuseppetti in North Tonawanda, NY, where she graduated from North Tonawanda High School in 1975. She was active in traditional band and marching band during her junior and senior years. Also played in a softball league through St. Joseph’s Church. Linda was a volunteer at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School and Young Marines youth program. Linda enjoyed traveling to the beach, mountains, visiting family and a beautiful trip to Australia to see her son Chuck get married. She was an avid reader and enjoyed puzzles, gardening and socializing with friends. Linda loved spending time with her children and caring for her grandchildren.

Predeceased by her father John Giuseppetti. Linda is survived by her loving children; son David and his wife Ashley of Garner, NC; son Chuck and his wife Cassie of Ballarat AU; grandchildren Samantha, Elijah, Ava and Maxwell; mother Cecelia of North Tonawanda, NY; sister Carol and her husband Rob of Niagara Falls, NY; brother John and his wife Judy of Tonawanda, NY; sister Laurie and her husband Paul of North Tonawanda, NY; brother Mike and his wife Maureen of North Tonawanda, NY; all of her loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A celebration of life will be held privately with her family in NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to your favorite charity in Linda’s honor.