Official Obituary of

Linda Kittleson

July 9, 1945 ~ March 22, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Linda Kittleson Obituary

Linda Kittleson (Smallback) passed away on March 22, 2024, surrounded by the love of her family after a short battle with cancer. Born on July 19, 1945, Linda’s journey was marked by resilience, love, and devotion. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gail “Kit” Kittleson, her parents, three sisters, and a brother.

Linda’s legacy lives on through her cherished children: Neil (Melissa), Kyle (Jim Sorg), Erica (Patrick Guldan), and Sarah (Ryan Gillespie). She was a doting grandmother to Zachary and Andrew Kittleson, Molly and Alex Guldan, and Aiden Gillespie. Linda’s nurturing spirit extended to her many nieces and nephews, who held a special place in her heart.

A celebration of Linda’s life will take place on April 6 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM at Chateau Michele (2231 44th Street NW Canton, Ohio 44709) where friends and family will gather to honor her memory and share stories of her kindness and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to the Stark County Library at or the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank at 

Linda’s life was a testament to love, and her memory will continue to inspire those who knew her. She will be deeply missed and forever remembered.

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April 6, 2024

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Chateau Michele
2231 44th Street NW
Canton, OH 44709


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