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Linda Ann Nichols

February 23, 1949 - August 8, 2020

Linda Ann Nichols, age 71, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020.

Born in Allentown, PA on February 23, 1949, she was a daughter of the late Robert Francis and Gloria Hope (Miller) Stieska. Linda was a graduate of Newark High School, class of 1967. Following graduation, she attended University of Delaware where she earned her Associates degree in Secretarial Studies. For over 30 years, Linda worked in banking, retiring from Bank of America in 2015.

Linda enjoyed going to the beach, especially with her granddaughters. She loved her animals, Denver and Justice Marie, and all dogs. Linda was an avid local sports fan, especially the U of D Blue Hens. She will be dearly missed by her family and will always be remembered as a very independent woman.

Linda is survived by her daughters, Tammy Anton (Carl) and Chrissy Miller (Bradley); siblings, Deborah Naylor and Robert E. Stieska; 6 granddaughters; and 1 great granddaughter.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, August 20, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Linda’s memory to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899, or the Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.


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12 Condolences for Linda Ann Nichols

  • She was a wonderful person, so full of light. Loved her family dearly as well as her work family. She will definately be missed. Love you Linda!

  • We were really sad to hear of Linda’s passing. We so enjoyed being members along with her at Berean Baptist Church in New Castle, DE. We’ll miss the fellowship we had with her there. One thing for sure is that she trusted the Lord as her Savior and we will see her again in Heaven. We are keeping Linda’s family in our prayers. We know this is not easy for you.
    Harold & Shirley Hall

  • I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Linda and she was the kindest person I knew. My heart goes out to you as well as my thoughts and prayers

  • So sorry to hear about Linda’s passing.
    She was my stepmother in my much younger years. Always hugs and kisses for me even though I was a step. Seemed to be a happy person always smiling and smelling good.
    I remember that she was an avid Avon representative. Spending time at thier house in Middletown riding my dirt bike and playing with Tammy.
    Linda was always very nice to me.
    May you rest in peace ♥️

  • I’m thankful that I had the opportunity to have encountered Mrs. Linda. She was a sweetheart and I enjoyed learning from her over the years while at Bank Of America💗. I’m praying for the family’s strength during this time.

  • Linda, I will miss you. You always had a smile on your face which always made me smile, thank you. Prayers for the family

  • As a member of Berean Baptist Church, I always enjoyed chatting with Linda. She made a point of hugging my mom every time she saw her.
    She will be missed but we will see her again in heaven. God bless her family we are praying for your loss.
    Peterson Family

  • Tammy and Chrissy
    My Heart is broken to here of your Mother’s passing!!
    I will miss knowing she is not here on this earth!!
    I am sending my Heartfelt Thoughts and Prayers you and your girls!!
    Love and Hugs

  • Debbie and Bobby
    Thinking of you!! It has been a long ride!!
    Thoughts and Prayers Love and Hugs!!

  • Ms Linda will be missed in our community she was well respected on our block . She watched my children grow up as adults
    She’s definately missed . Crissy and Tammy so sorry for your loss. Do know she loved you both she will always be in your hearts.
    Thoughts and Prayers are with you and family. We all know this is not an easy journey but she now has her wings.
    Blessings Nicole W ( neighbor )

  • so sorry to hear of the passing of Linda, I worked with her for several years at Chase Bank. My condolences to her family my she R.I.P.

  • This is a sad time for all of us! Chrissy and Tammy I know that this is very hard on you guys and I’m sorry for your loss! If it weren’t for my Aunt Lin I don’t know where I would be in my life right now! She was an awesome person and a awesome aunt and I loved her dearly! R.I.P Aunt lin 💞