June 14, 1943 - December 14th, 2015
Linda O’Marra, 72, of Norwalk, was surrounded by loved ones when she passed away peacefully on Monday, December 14th, 2015. Linda was born in Brooklyn, NY on June 14, 1943, to the late Angelo and Antoinette Somaruga and is predeceased by her husband Martin (Mickey) O’Marra.
Linda was a long time member of the Women’s Auxiliary at the South Norwalk Boat Club. She worked for the City of Norwalk for more than 30 years with over 20 of them at the Norwalk Fire Department. Linda had a large group of loving friends that she shared many good times with. She loved being at the beach in Long Beach Island or soaking up the sun anywhere she could find it. She most enjoyed these times when she was surrounded by her family.
She is survived by her sister Carol and husband Tom Kivel, loving children Karen and her husband Phillip Maldonado and Martin (Marty) and his wife Diana O’Marra; grandchildren Catherine & Chris Ciccarelli, Daniel & Rachel Maldonado, Anthony O’Marra, Natalie & Antonio Morales and Clare Maldonado; great-grandchildren Nora, Micah and Sylvia. With 2 more great grandchildren coming within 2 months, Linda always lived by her motto: “Health & Happiness”.
Family and friends may visit with the family on Thursday, December 17th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, December 18th at 9:30 AM in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Avenue, Norwalk. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk.