IN MEMORIAM: Linda (Collier) Nuzzo, 72;
Cooperstown Native Taught In Syracuse Area
COOPERSTOWN – Word has been received that Cooperstown native Linda V. (Collier) Nuzzo, 72, of Clay, a dental hygienist and teacher aide, passed away Dec. 9, 2016, at the Oneida Extended Healthcare Facility.
She was born Feb. 1, 1944, in Cooperstown, the daughter of Arthur and Velma Collier. She graduated from Cooperstown High School and Broome Tech College.
Linda worked as a dental hygienist for over 10 years, and then went on to become a teacher assistant for the Cicero-North Syracuse School District.
She enjoyed cooking, gardening, ceramics, and most of all, loved spending precious time with her family.
She was predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Velma (Kilts) Collier, and her sister, Lillian Lamb.
Linda is survived by her husband of 46 years, Robert G. Nuzzo; three children, Lisa Reynolds of Unadilla, Michelle Nuzzo of Clay, and Kristin (Michael) Perez of Liverpool; three grandchildren, Zachary, Colby and Nico; two brothers, Stuart (Lois) Collier of Fayetteville, and Steven (Evelyn) Collier of Cooperstown; her brother-in-law, Larry Lamb of Roseboom, along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Linda’s family would like to thank the staff on the 5th Floor Vent Unit at Oneida Healthcare for their care and compassion.
A celebration of Linda’s life was Friday, Dec. 16, at the Thomas J. Pirro Jr. Funeral Home, North Syracuse, followed by entombment followed in Woodlawn Cemetery Mausoleum.