Linda A. Manuel (Petersen), age 73, of Weymouth passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021. Linda was a lifelong Weymouth resident and graduated from Weymouth H. S. in 1966. She spent her high school summers walking to Wessagusset Beach in North Weymouth, with her transistor radio up to her ear, to meet up with her friends. She loved going to all the school dances and teaching the neighborhood boys how to do the current dances. Upon graduation she worked for John Hancock Insurance Company in Boston followed by working as an administrative assistant for General Dynamics for many years, along with Timmins Enterprises and BioMerieux.
She loved her German Shepherds, especially her last two, Amber and Heidi. She loved going on cruises with her friends, mostly to the Caribbean Islands and also going to her monthly lunches with the “Lunch Bunch”.
Linda is predeceased by her parents, her sister Jean Zay Richardson, and her fomer husband William Manuel. She is survived by her brothers Ronald Petersen and his wife Terry of Hawaii, George Petersen and his wife Linda of Taunton, and her sister Nancy Mello of Weymouth. She is also survived by her nephews Matthew Mello of Quincy, Scott Petersen of Taunton, niece Laura Isaksen of Avon and many other nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great greats from out of state.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to the visitation for Linda on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 from 4-7pm in the C. C. Shepherd Funeral Home located at 134 Pleasant St. (Columbian Sq.) S. Weymouth, MA 02190. A funeral service will take place in the funeral home immediately following the visitation at 7pm. After being cremated, Linda will be interred at Fairmount Cemetery in Weymouth.