Linda B. Jacques, 75

Linda Jacques

Linda Jacques

WINDHAM — Linda Butler Jacques, 75, of Windham, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 6, 2016, surrounded by her family.

She was born on March 26, 1941, in Portland, the daughter of John and Rose Butler. She attended Deering and Scarborough High Schools.

Linda will be remembered for her giant heart and giving nature. She wrote wonderful stories and had a big imagination. She was famous for her apple dolls, oil paintings and crocheting. Her greatest love and pride were her children and grandchildren, each sharing a very unique and special bond with her.

She will be sadly missed by her four children, Thomas Jacques of Windham, Timothy Jacques of Madeira Beach, Fla. and Naples, John Jacques of Buxton and Cindy Jacques of Windham; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; six siblings, Charles Butler, Evelyn Morsehead, Jeanne Huff, John Butler, Pamela Wilson and Karen True; along with many nieces and nephews.

Linda was predeceased by her parents; and sister, Suzanne Alderson; along with her husband Thomas Jacques.

Visiting hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2016, at the Dolby Funeral Chapel, 434 River Road, Windham. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 10, 2016, at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 268 Brown Street, in Westbrook, followed by burial at St. Hyacinth’s Cemetery, Stroudwater Street, in Westbrook.

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