WESTFIELD: Linda A. (Layman) Hartmann; mother, grandmother, cousin and friend passed peacefully at home from this life to a new one on Saturday, September 28, 2014. Born on July 16, 1938 in Westmont Hill, Johnstown, PA to Harold G. and M. Margaretta (Keafer) Layman. Linda was a nursing graduate from Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.
Settling in Westfield in 1969, Linda went on to work at Noble Hospital for 33 years. Having acquired a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services from American International College, Springfield, MA in 1980, she took on rolls as Head Nurse of I.C.U. and Assistant Head Nurse of the O.R. before retiring in 2002. She will be remembered for her wisdom, strength, and love that held her family together.
She leaves her children, Michael H. Williams of Westfield, Dawn (Williams) Monty of Southwick, Heidi (Hartmann) and Jeffery Fountain of Westfield, Christopher and Peggy (Mulchahy) Hartmann of Deland, FL. Linda will be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Dario Williams, Amanda Monty and Dakota Avery, Alex and Aaron Tracey, Joanna Fountain, Tommy and Christian Hartmann. She supported Big Brother Big Sister Foundation and was a volunteer for Friends of the Westfield Athenaeum. Go now and rest with Bob he has been waiting for you. We all love and miss you very much. Burial services only, will be held in Westfield at Pine Hill Cemetery, Western Ave. at 11 A.M., Saturday, October 4, 2014. A life celebration will immediately follow at Westwood Restaurant and Pub, 94 North Elm Street, Westfield, MA. Linda would have wished for all to give to their favorite charity in her name and yours.