LINDA ERICKSON KIRWAN\n\nAge 56 of Elmira, NY died very unexpectedly on Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She is survived by her loving husband, of 25 years, David Kirwan along with their special pets Gus and Stockton; siblings, Barbara Brown (James) of Elmira, Roy Erickson, Jimmy Erickson, Greg Erickson, Deb Maycumber; mother-in -law, Nancy Sindelelar all of Elmira; sisters-in-law, Wendy (Edward) Oksinski , Amy (Bruce) Flaherty all of Horseheads, NY; beloved niece, Cheryl Beam of Elmira Heights, NY; best friend, Bev McCauley of Elmira; special nephew, Godson Ryan Oksinski ;and several nieces and nephews. Linda is predeceased by her parents, Roy Erickson and Dorothy Kishbaugh Erickson and nephew Ira Brown. Linda was a dedicated employee of Elcor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for 37 years, working for many years as a Supervisor of Dietary and more recently in the Activity Department. Linda was a loving, hardworking and selfless person, always caring for others. She will be missed dearly by her loving family and many cherished friends and co-workers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA 2435 NY-352 Elmira, NY. 14903 or Susan G. Komen Twin Tier Region PO Box 1306 Elmira, NY. 14902 or a charity of one's choice. A CELEBRATION OF LINDA'S LIFE WILL BE ON THURSDAY, MAY 4, AT THE BAKER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME FROM 4:00PM-7:00PM. FROM 6:00PM-7:00PM, FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO SHARE A BRIEF MEMORY OR STORY OF LINDA.