Linda Sue Friess

Linda Sue Friess, 80, of East Liverpool, OH, passed Sunday October 10th, 2021 at East Liverpool City Hospital after an extended illness.

Linda was born July, 20th, 1941 in Salem, OH and was the daughter of the late Roger and Katherine (Dotta) Fitzsimmons. She lived in the area most of her life, being a part of the first graduating classes at Beaver Local High school in 1959. She was a graduate from the East Liverpool School of Nursing, and worked as a nurse and director of the ICU at the East Liverpool City Hospital. She had also received her bachelor’s degree from Ohio University.

After her retirement in 1999, Linda enjoyed many hobbies such as crafting and sewing. She was also a fan of horse racing, and even took to owning and caring for horses of her own.

Linda is survived by her her daughter, Debbie Long of Wellsville, OH, and her sister, Barbara Fitzsimmons of Rogers, OH, as well as four grandchildren, David McGuire and Alexa Long of Circleville, OH and Theresa Friess and Rosalia Friess of Pittsburgh, PA. She is also survived by her forever son-in-law, Joseph Long, of Circleville, OH.

In addition to her parents, Linda is preceded in death by her brother, James Fitzsimmons, and her daughter, Denise Friess.

Services will be held Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. at the Martin Chapel of CARE Funeral & Cremation Specialists in Calcutta, OH with Pastor Mark Blakeley officiating. Calling hours will take place Friday, October 15th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m and up until time of services Saturday.

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