Linda Mae Kinum

Linda Mae Kinum, 67, of South Shore Road, Hadley,
passed away at home on Saturday October 16, 2021,
after a brief illness.
She was born in Albany on March 14, 1954, the only
child of Donald and Audrey (LaPierre) Schaffer and
was a graduate of Columbia High School in East
Greenbush.
Linda loved caring for others. She was a certified
healthcare worker in her earlier years. She managed
Placid Pines Pub on Sacandaga Lake with her
husband for many years before selling the business.
Linda worked in retail sales and management for the
former Ames Department Store in Gloversville. Her
most fulfilling position was as the Center Coordinator
for Fulmont Community Action Agency in Northville.
She was able to help local families and individuals going
through hardships and planned general community
activities and events. As a certified tax preparer,
she also offered this service to many before retiring
five years ago.
Mrs. Kinum was a member of the Northville Rotary
Club and the American Legion Auxiliary in Broadalbin.
She was a former member of the Business & Professional
Women of Fulton County.
Linda loved taking care of her home on Sacandaga
Lake. She enjoyed crafts, decorating, traveling, camping,
and cruising with her “Bob”. She was very interested
in her ancestry and spent time researching her
lineage. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with
family and friends.
Survivors include her husband of thirty-three years,
Robert D. Kinum; two daughters, Michelle (Patrick)
O’Reilly and Kristi Terry (Amir Mansourian), both
of Troy; two step-daughters, April Kinum and Michelle
Edgar, both of Florida; grandchildren Ruby,
Jacob, Sadie, Payne and Oliver; Jessica, Jimi, Ashley,
Robert, Tristan and Rae Dawn,; and many beloved
great-grandchildren.
Cremation was performed at Park View Crematorium,
Schenectady. Calling hours will be held on Saturday
from 2 – 4pm at the Robert M. Halgas Funeral
Home, Inc., 111 County Highway 10 (Corner of Route
29 & Black Street), Johnstown. A tribute to Linda will
begin at 4pm. Facial coverings are respectfully recommended.
Since she loved her furbabies, Rusty, Skittles, Kittles,
Molly, and Sherman, please consider memorial
contributions to The Cat Sanctuary in Broadalbin, in
care of the funeral home.
To make online condolences, please visit www.halgasfuneralhome.
com.

By Leader-Herald

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