Seth , Linda J. 65
Linda Joyce (Potochny) Seth, 65, of Worthington, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at her home surrounded by family after a short battle with cancer. She was born Jan. 25, 1948, in Butler, to John and Inger Potochny. Linda was raised in Lyndora and attended St. Francis School of Nursing in New Castle. Following graduation, she worked as an intensive care nurse for various hospitals. She also worked at various medical offices before finishing her career as a visiting nurse. Linda loved nursing and helping people. She was elected Mayor of Worthington in the 1980's and re-elected for a second term via a write-in campaign. She was a very giving person. Although her later years were made difficult by various illnesses, she remained an optimist through it all which was a testament to her strength. Linda enjoyed her family, pets, traveling and reading about history, true crime and current events. She is survived by her husband, Barry, of 40 years; children, Joseph and Douglas; stepsons, Barry and Dayne; grandchildren, Jourdan, Cameron, Taylor and Morgan; and brothers, Robert and Richard Potochny. Linda was preceded in death by her parents, John and Inger Potochny. Relatives and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at GEIBEL FUNERAL HOME in Butler. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at Geibel Funeral Home. Pastor Barry Keurulainen will be officiating the service. Contributions can be made in Linda's memory to the animal rescue group Orphans of the Storm, PO Box 838, Kittanning, PA 16201.