Whitesboro, New York-Linda May Williamson, age 71, of Middle Settlement Road, Whitesboro, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday evening, November 24, 2021, at the St. Luke’s Campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System, New Hartford, New York.

Linda was born on May 7, 1950, in Canastota, daughter of the late Harland and Gladys (Winnie) Chaires, and educated in Canastota schools.  She was united in marriage with John Williamson in Sauquoit, he passed away in 2000.  Her last professional employment was with Oneida County Social Services, where she was a social worker from 1981-2014.

Linda enjoyed the treasured times with her adoring grandchildren. She always loved listening to country music and going to concerts. She was fond of the ocean and looked forward to trips to the beach.  In her spare time, she loved crafting and going shopping.  She also enjoyed special bonding time with her daughter-in-law, sharing a mutual love of watching Twilights movies. Linda will be forever remembered by her loved ones as an easy-going and gentle soul.

Survivors include her loving family; Joseph Williamson (Connie) of Little Falls, Brian Williamson and wife Wendy of Myrtle Beach, SC and Melissa Herringshaw and wife Sonya of Utica, NY; her cherished grandchildren, Patrick, Lindsay, Bryan, Nevaeh, Jaxsen, and Levi; siblings, Judy French, Suzanne Pylman and husband Gary, Harland Chaires, Jr. and wife Mary Lou, Debra D’Alessandri and husband Anthony; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her sister, Joan.

Relatives and friends are invited to Linda’s funeral service commencing at 6 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, from Mohawk Valley Funerals and Cremations, 7507 State Route 5, Little Falls where her life will be celebrated.  Visitation will be held also on Wednesday, prior to the service from 4-6 pm.  Burial will be private.  Kindly consider a memorial contribution in Linda’s memory to a veteran organization of your choosing.  Linda’s family offers their deepest gratitude to the doctors, nurses,and staff in the ICU at the St. Luke’s Campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System, New Hartford. To add to Linda’s online memorial please visit www.mohawkvalleyfunerals.com.