Linda Little

February 15, 1942 - September 13, 2019

02/15/1942 - 09/13/2019

Past Services

Friday September 20, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Friday September 20, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Saturday September 21, 2019
10:00 am
St Mary Catholic Church
East 40th Street
Shadyside, OH 43947
Saturday September 21, 2019
11:00 am
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-2426 | Directions

Linda Little 77 of Shadyside, Ohio died Friday September 13, 2019 at Liza’s Place in Wheeling, WV.

She was born February 15, 1942 a daughter of the late Nick and Louise (Gilles) Circosta in Bellaire, Ohio.

Linda worked as a teacher for St. Mary’s School in Martins Ferry for thirty one years.

She was the organist for St. Mary’s Catholic Church for many years and enjoyed collecting stamps and coins.

Linda also loved her book club at the Shadyside Library and hosting card night at her home.

Linda loved attending the symphony and at one time was an avid bowler.

She also enjoyed going out to eat with her friends. Linda was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her son Tom (Stephanie) Little of San Jose, CA, a brother Douglas (Rosario) Circosta of Beaverton, OR, and a sister Barbara Norwood of Cody, WY.

In addition she is survived by two grandchildren, Maggie and Henry, a niece Nicki and her husband Jason, two nephews Nick and Marco and her great-nephews Jasper and Gus.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Ave, Shadyside, Ohio 43947 on Friday September 20, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm.

A vigil service will be held at 7:45pm.

Funeral liturgy with Mass will be held on Saturday September 21, 2019 at 10 am at St. Mary Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio with Fr. Daniel Heusel officiating.

Entombment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic School in Martins Ferry, Ohio or to Liza’s Place Hospice by going to “”.

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Jane Davis Lucey
4 years ago

Tom, I am sorry for the loss of your Mom. Prayers for you and your family in the days ahead.

Jim and Tina Busack
4 years ago

Our condolences to Tom and family. I greatly admired Linda for her accomplishments and her intelligence; I always enjoyed the time I spent with her at Retired Teachers and Book Club. Hers was definitely a life well lived and may she Rest In Peace.

Eric Myers
4 years ago

A true professional! I too was taught 2nd grade by Mrs. Little many moons ago. I still have great memories to this day. When my kids ask me who my favorite teacher was growing up, I always say “Mrs. Little.”

Dana Neavin
4 years ago

Mrs Little taught me 2nd Grade at St Mary Central in Martins Ferry several years ago. Praying for strength for her family during this difficult time. Sincerely, Dana

Cathryn (Andrews) Holzschuher
4 years ago

Mrs. Little was my 2nd grade teacher in the early 80s. She was always so nice. Prayers for you all and our deepest sympathies. Cathryn (Andrews) Holzschuher

Jessica Galbraith
4 years ago

Deepest sympathy. Mrs Little taught me 2nd Grade over 35 years ago at St Mary’s. Sincerely, Jessica Galbraith (Zeakes) and family

Enis Nobella Eoff
4 years ago

The Lord definitely gained another angel. Linda is one of the kindest, loving people I’ve ever known. Praying for her family, especially Tom
I wish I could be there for a final farewell but that is not possible. Please heart is with you.

Joe and Mary DeGenova
4 years ago

You fought a good fight Linda and you will be missed. God has gained an organist for his angel choir.