BEVERLY - Linda E. Smith, age 70, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 26, 2018. Born in Boston to the late Richard and Elizabeth (Harvey) Mazzola, she grew up in Quincy, and Weymouth. Wife of the late Rodney Patstone, she worked as an office manger for many years. Linda lived in Pembroke, and on Cape Cod, before moving to Beverly ten years ago to be closer to family. Linda was a talented artist, and enjoyed painting the beach. Her greatest love was her grandchildren, and spending time with them.
Linda leaves behind three daughters, Cynthia Patstone, of Pocasset, Wendy Colpoys, and husband, Christopher, of Beverly, and Laura Smith, of Beverly; two siblings, Richard Mazzola, and Nancy Thornburg, of Galt, Calif; five grandchildren, Alexis, Eddie, Suzanne, Richie, and Timmy. She was predeceased by two children, Brian, and Deborah Patstone.
Service will be held private. Arrangements by the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly, MA 01915. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to the Ehler's Danlos Society (www.ehlers-danlos.com). Information and condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.
Published on January 31, 2018