AUBURN-Linda (Brunell) Sarkisian, 61, of Auburn, died Monday in her home after a brief illness. She leaves her loving husband of 34 years, William “Billy” Sarkisian, of

150x185-2374810Linda was born in Worcester to the late Donald and Janet (Goodney) Brunell and attended Burncoat High School. She proudly worked as an underwriter for The Paul Revere Insurance Company for 22 years, until 2001 when she was thrilled to dedicate her time to caring for her newborn granddaughter, Alyssa. Most recently, Linda’s spent many years in service as an in-home caretaker for the elderly with Independence Health Care Corporation.Auburn; her children Angela Sarkisian Gangnon and her husband Daniel Gangnon, and Megan Sarkisian, both of Auburn; her beloved grandchildren Alyssa Sarkisian, Charlize Gangnon, Arianna Sarkisian-Labouef and Aaliyah Gangnon; her sisters-in-law Cheryl Mahan of Millbury and Michele Consiglio and her husband Mauro of Walpole; and her nephews Christopher, Mauro, and Mike, as well as many aunts uncles and cousins.

Linda loved going out to lunch with her friends, taking trips to the casino, and was an avid yard sale shopper. She relished her Saturday night dates with Billy, and spending time

with her beautiful granddaughters was the highlight of her life. She was a loving mother, a dedicated grandmother, and a devoted wife with a generous spirit and boundless love for those in need. Linda will be deeply missed by those whose lives she touched.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours from 5-8 PM on Thursday December 5, 2013 in the Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central St. Auburn. Her funeral service will be held at 11AM Friday December 6, 2013 in the funeral home. Following cremation, burial will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers please consider donations to: Elder Services of Worcester, 67 Millbrook Street, Worcester, MA 01606