Linda L. Bradley, 65

AUG. 25, 1946-JAN. 7, 2012

January 07, 2012
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Linda Lee Bradley, 65, of 14413 Heavenly Acres Ridge, Hancock, Md., passed away Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at her home after a long illness.

Born Sunday, Aug. 25, 1946, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of Hilda (Lambert) Bingaman Lowery and Earl Lowery of Hagerstown, and the late Bruce S. Bingaman.

She graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1964.

She was employed with the State of Maryland as a correctional officer, retiring in 2001 after 18 years of service.

She served as secretary and treasurer of Local 1772 AFSCME.

Linda especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and also fishing, gardening, sewing and needlepoint.

Besides her mother, she is survived by her husband of 12 years, Ralph C. Bradley Jr.; daughters, Heather L. Saxmann and husband, Derek, of Salisbury, Md., Laurel A. Good and husband, Shane, of St. Thomas, Pa., and Autumn M. Sword of Hagerstown; one son, Scott C. Sword of Hagerstown; stepdaughters, Ruth L. Bradley of Thurmont, Md., Amy L. Wilson and husband, Dave, of Gettysburg, Pa., and Mary L. Blevins and husband, Chris, of Baltimore, Md.; stepson, Ralph C. Bradley III and wife, Lauren, of State Line, Pa.; sisters, Lana Welch and husband, Jim, of Clear Spring, Md., and Debbie Spessard and husband, Jerry, of Mercersburg, Pa.; brother, Bruce Bingaman and wife, Teri, of Ocala, Fla.; and grandchildren, Lauren, Jenna, Rylan, Leah, Christian, David, Hayden, Colin, Evey, Wyatt, Cort and Landon.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Lily.

Services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at 10 a.m., at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with Pastor Alan N. Clingan officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Interment will be at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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