Linda D. Tweedie

Linda Tweedie obit

Mrs. Linda D. Tweedie, 70, beloved wife of William “Bill” Tweedie and a resident of Onancock since 2006, formerly of Massapequa, N.Y., passed away at home, with her loving husband by her side, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019.

Born Nov. 27, 1948, in Rockville Centre, N.Y., and raised in Massapequa, she was a daughter of the late Gerold “Buddy” Elliott and Dolores Pilato Elliott. Mrs. Tweedie was a homemaker and a caregiver for the elderly for many years. She enjoyed sewing, swimming, reading and boating.

In addition to her husband, Bill, survivors include her children, Scott Cairo and James Cairo, both of upstate New York, and her twin daughters, Sandra Hehl and Maria Elder, both of Long Island, N.Y.; stepchildren, William Tweedie, of California, and Robert Tweedie and Brian Tweedie, both of Long Island; a sister, Teresa Mason, and a brother, Thomas Elliott, both of Lexington, Ky.; and nine grandchildren.

A service to celebrate Mrs. Tweedie’s life will be planned in the future on Long Island.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105 or by visiting

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Arrangements were made by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.