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Linda McCarthy Newman was born April 27, 1963 in Chester, Pennsylvania to the late George and Jennie McCarthy. She was the older sister to Darryl (affectionately named Danny by Linda) McCarthy. Linda was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Shepherdstown, WV.  

Linda had a passion for helping others, and found her true calling as a Speech and Language Pathologist. After working in Ohio, she moved to Frederick and worked at various medical facilities and began working with Frederick County Public Schools in 2005. She was a Speech Pathologist at Crestwood Middle School for the last ten years.  

Linda was a 32 year Life member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.  She was the 4th President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated in Frederick, Maryland from 2014-2017.  

She leaves behind to cherish her memory: her beloved husband, Allen Newman,

stepdaughter Aaliyah, grandson Isaiah, her mother,

Jennie McCarthy, her brother and sister in law Darryl and Diane McCarthy, nieces Brittany and Danielle McCarthy, great niece Kyla Bailey, her best friend of over 50 years, Paula Simmons, sorority sisters, church members, coworkers and friends.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, WV.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6-8 p.m.

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