Linda C. (Reilly) Lohnes
Linda C. (Reilly) Lohnes, 71, passed away surrounded by her loved ones on
August 20, 2018.
Born in Salem on
January 28, 1947, Linda was one of two daughters of the late James D. and
Virginia (Mruk) Reilly and grew up in
Ipswich. Linda graduated from
Ipswich High School
in 1966 and enjoyed planning and attending many of the reunions that
In 1969, Linda married the love of her life, Glenn I. Lohnes
The pair then had two children and raised them in Hamilton and Topsfield.
In addition to raising her children, Linda graduated from
in 1982. This was the start of her successful career in real estate and
interior design. Linda also volunteered at
School and was the
president of the Topsfield Garden Club, two of her proudest
In retirement, Glenn and Linda spent their winters in
Fort Myers, FL and summers in
Ipswich. They considered both places their home.
loved to travel with Glenn and often spoke of her favorite trips. She
also loved animals and was known to rescue injured ducks, squirrels and
other creatures looking for a helping hand.
In addition to her husband
Glenn, she is survived by a daughter, Melissa (Lohnes) Reen and her
husband Jerome of Milton, VT; a son, Michael G. Lohnes and his wife Sevan
of Woburn; a sister, Patricia (Ryan) Guay of Ipswich.; a sister-in-law,
Deborah (Lohnes) Smith and her partner David Commette of Peabody; a great
aunt, Eleanor Reilly of Ipswich; a nephew, Sean P. Ryan of Ipswich; a
niece, Kelly (Ryan) Boyd and her husband Tom of Old Orchard Beach, ME; two
granddaughters, Alexis and Elise Lohnes of Woburn; and, three
step-grandchildren, Kelsey, Carlie and Connor Reen of Milton, VT.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 am, Friday,
August 24, in Our Lady of Hope Church,
Pineswamp Road, Ipswich followed by interment
in the New
Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours will be 5-8
pm on Thursday in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home,
6 High Street, Ipswich.
Memorial contributions in her name may be made to Lewy Body Dementia
Association, 912 Killian Hill
Road, S.W., Lilburn,
or by visiting www.lbda.org.
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