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Linda L. Antognoni

May 7, 1939 — December 11, 2020

Linda L. (Brennan) Antognoni, 81, of Leominster died, Friday December 11, 2020, at UMass Memorial HealthAlliance Hospital – Leominster Campus.

Born in Gardner, May 7, 1939, daughter of the late William F. Brennan, Sr. and Evelyn E. (Lashua) Brennan. She was the wife of the late Douglas Welton, with whom she lived in Shirley, MA, for 34-years until his passing in October 2019.

She leaves three daughters, Rita E. Dolan and her husband Rick of Warrenville, IL, Wanda L. Rope and her partner R.J. of Leominster, MA, and Rena M. Adams and her husband Skip of Troy, NH; five grandchildren, Bethany, Katie, Jake, Bill, and Mike; six great-grandchildren, Layla, Weston, Christian, Payton, Cosmo, and Mira; two nephews, Eugene Dancause, Jr. and his wife Jane, and Chris Brennan and his wife Tracey; and one niece, Kelly Driscoll and her husband Timothy. She also leaves several great-nieces and nephews, step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren, and many cousins.

She was the sister of the late Rita (Brennan) Dancause and her husband Eugene, and William F. Brennan, Jr. and his wife Peggy, both of Ashburnham.

Linda attended Fitchburg High School, and she worked at ESP Lock of Hudson and Seth Thomas Clock Company in Fitchburg. She enjoyed cooking, baking, watching the birds in her yard, and being outdoors. Some of her favorite things included visiting the White Mountains and Epcot at Walt Disney World with her loving late husband Doug.

Funeral Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be held at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon, MA.

Linda’s family sends their utmost appreciation to the staff at Benchmark Senior Living at Leominster Crossings, the hospital and hospice staff at UMass Memorial Health Alliance Hospital whose compassion for our family and care for Linda helped tremendously during this difficult time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street
Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131, or on their website at ( or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Please reference in memory of Linda Antognoni.

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