Linda Kays, 72, of Clarendon, PA, died peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at ALH Network, St. Vincent Hospital in Erie, PA.

Born on March 7, 1947 in Warren, PA, she was the daughter of the late Frederick Benjamin and Mary Kathleen Allen Kays. Linda was a 1965 graduate of Warren Area High School. She was formerly employed with Blair and Montgomery Ward and was currently employed with Kwik Fill.

Linda is survived by 2 sisters – Peg Toner and her husband, Earl, of Warren, PA, and Deborah O’Conner and her husband, Robert, of Pleasant Gap, PA; 10 nieces and nephews; 16 great nieces and nephews; and 5 great-great nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her beloved dog, Sadie.

In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by 2 sisters – Mary Frederick and Judith Gariepy.

Friends will be received at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East St., Warren, PA, on Saturday, June 22, 2019, from 2-4pm. There will be no formal service. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Those wishing to place a memorial may do so to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting