Linda M. (Gerke) Leider

Published on Friday, 1 December 2017 19:34


Linda M. (Gerke) Leider, 52, of Plainville passed away Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at Hartford Hospital. She was the loving wife of Craig A. Leider.

Linda was born April 24, 1965, in Key West, Fla., a daughter of Albert P. and Linda May (Couture) Gerke of Mesa, Ariz. She was employed as a school bus driver at Dattco Bus Company for many years. She enjoyed camping with family and friends, cooking for her family, motorcycle riding, watching movies and just spending time with her family. Linda was a proud mother with immense strength and courage and was fierce and protective of all of her loved ones.

Besides her husband and parents, she leaves her daughters, Katherine, Zoe and Nicole; her brother, Paul and his wife, Samantha; her sisters, Lori and her husband, Andre ,and Tracy and her husband, Andy; her fathers-in-law, Larry and Ed and his wife, Daisy, and several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members. She was predeceased by her mother-in-law, Beverly.

Funeral services in celebration of Linda’s life will be held Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Bailey Funeral Home, 48 Broad St. in Plainville. Burial will be held privately. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home Monday from 4 until 8 p.m. and also Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. For additional information or to leave words of condolence, please visit .

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Friday, 1 December 2017 19:34. Updated: Friday, 1 December 2017 19:37.