Mildred H. Linsinbigler (nee Flynn), 94, of Berwick passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday November 17, 2020.
Born on June 14th, 1926 in Hunlock Creek, PA, she was a daughter of the late Luther and Dosha (Hess) Flynn.
She graduated from Harter High School in West Nanticoke in the class of 1944. As a young woman during WWII, she was employed at the ACF company supporting the war effort. After WWII she married Clarence Linsinbigler and they had two children. During the Korean War, she lived in Naples Italy where her husband was deployed. Later, she worked as a packer at the Wise Potato Chip Co. for 35 years retiring in 1988.
She enjoyed reading, traveling to Navy reunions with her husband, and vacationing in Myrtle Beach. Mildred's true passion was her family and she often gave up her vacation time to assist with the birth and care of her grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking and baking and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren will certainly miss her banana nut-bread and mashed potatoes.
Mildred is survived by son, Clarence W. Linsinbigler Jr. and partner Diana Cassel of Norristown, daughter Sharon Clay and husband Kenneth of Berwick, four grandchildren; Kelly LaFrance and husband Christopher of Simsbury, CT, Lorie Berry and husband James of Collegeville, PA, Brad Clay of Haymarket, VA, Shawn Clay and wife Danielle of Raleigh, NC, nine great-grandchildren; Madison LaFrance , Sydney LaFrance, Brandt Beury, Courtney Sellers, Morgan Clay, Haley Clay, Reagan Clay, Declan Clay, and Quinn Clay, one great-great-granddaughter; Ophelia Sellers. Also surviving are a sister Ruth Linsinbigler and sister-in-law Colleen Linsinbigler of Berwick and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mildred was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Clarence W. Linsinbigler, who died February 5, 2013, an infant son Frank J. Linsinbigler, brother Gordon Flynn, two sisters Audrey Sirak and Alice Royer, and daughter-in-law Cindy (Lewis) Linsinbigler.
Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, services will be at the convenience of the family at Pine Grove Cemetery, Walnut St.
The James L. Hinckley Jr. Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. 1024 Market St., Berwick is handling the arrangements. Family and friends may send online condolences to the jameslhinckleyjrfuneralhome.com.
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