Barbara Conn Linder
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Barbara Conn Linder

LINDER: Barbara Conn Linder passed away peacefully on May 17, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was the beloved wife of the late Richard L. Linder; loving mother of Jonathan (Liat) Linder, Anne Linder (Agustine Velazquez) and Amy Linder; daughter of the late Pearle and Dr. William V. Conn of Greensburg, Pennsylvania; and sister of Margie (late Jerry) Gross and the late Ross Conn. She was also the loving grandmother of Alexander and Ava Velazquez, William and Maya Linder, and Daniel Zipori; and a wonderful aunt to her nieces and nephews and their children. Barbara enjoyed spending time with her family and was an adoring mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and great-aunt. Barbara received her master’s degree in speech pathology from the University of Pittsburgh and taught for many years in the Chicago and Pittsburgh public schools. She was a wonderful educator and mentor who inspired several nieces to follow in her footsteps. She was also an avid reader, philanthropist and sports enthusiast. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Barbara’s caregivers, Vivian, Lillie and Jeanette for their extraordinary compassion and care. Services will take place at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Thursday at 2 p.m. Visitation one hour prior to services (1 p.m. to 2 p.m.). Interment Kether Torah Cemetery. Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, stjude.org. schugar.com PJC

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