Linda Helen Longworth
Linda Helen Longworth
  • September 30, 1950 - August 5, 2017
  • Acushnet, Massachusetts

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Linda (Gallant) Longworth, 66, of Acushnet passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer at the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center. She was the wife of Robert Longworth with whom she shared 47 years of marriage.

Born in New Bedford, she was a lifelong area resident and a communicant of St. Mary's Church, Fairhaven.

Mrs. Longworth worked as a day care provider for over 40 years and touched many hearts in the community. Linda was very artistic. She enjoyed painting, wood working, making jewelry and making cakes. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her beautiful grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Michael Longworth of Los Angeles, CA, Robert Longworth of Fall River, and Candice Bessette and her husband Michael of Acushnet; a sister, Annette Jones and her husband Thomas and a brother, Conrad Gallant and his wife Diane all of Acushnet; two beloved grandchildren, Michael and Hollie; and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be Friday, August 11, 2017 at 8 am from the WARING-SULLIVAN at FAIRLAWN, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven followed by a Funeral Mass at 9 am in St. Mary's Church, Main St., Fairhaven. Burial will follow in Acushnet Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday 4-7 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or For online tribute/directions