Linda L. (Young) Schlichting, 76, a long-time resident of Spofford died Saturday, January 11, 2020, in the comfort of her home. She passed peacefully after a period of declining health, surrounded by her loving family.
Linda was born the daughter of the late Beatrice (Shackett) and Roy Young on August 5, 1943, in Keene, NH. She attended school in Troy NH and was a 1962 graduate of Troy High School.
On March 23, 1963, she exchanged vows with Philip W. Schlichting. They have been married just shy of 57 years.
Linda was a Department Manager of Ladies Fashions at Bradlees Department Store for twenty-five years. Following that she was a sales associate at TJ Maxx in Keene NH.
She enjoyed trips to the casino, watching golf and watching Nascar. She was enthusiastic about birds and loved to watch them.
Mrs. Schlichting is survived by her husband, Philip W. Schlichting of Spofford. Her children, Peter J. Schlichting of Spofford,
Kristen L. Howe of Keene, and Kimberly A. Schlichting and her husband, Damon Anothony of Lexington, KY. Her sister, Gail Coppola of Keene. Six grandchildren, Ryan Black, Nicole Black, Matthew Black, Courtney Howe, D.J. Howe, and Brandon Howe. In addition, she is survived by ten great-grandchildren, extended family, and friends.
In keeping with Linda’s wishes, all services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Linda L. Schlichting to; Spofford Volunteer Fire Department, 9 Pontiac Drive, Spofford NH 03462 or to Home Healthcare Hospice & Community Services, 312 Marlboro Street, Keene, NH 03431. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH 03431. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com