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Linda M. (Hemlin) Dahir

January 27, 1945 ~ April 21, 2022 (age 77)


WESTMINSTER-Linda M. Dahir, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Fitchburg Healthcare, Fitchburg, MA.

   Linda was born in Fitchburg, MA on January 27, 1945, a daughter of the late Theodore Hemlin and Miriam A. (Koski) Hemlin Salo. She was the beloved wife of Gerald Leger of Fitchburg, MA.

   Linda was a graduate of Fitchburg High School. She also attended UMass Amherst, Northeastern University and Fitchburg State College. She worked at Digital Equipment Corporation for 15 years, the Diocese of Worcester for 5 years and New England Business Services in Groton, MA as a clerk for 10 years. Linda was a communicant of St. Boniface Church in Lunenburg, MA.

   Linda will be lovingly remembered by her sons, Matthew James Dahir of Westminster, MA and Jeffrey Alan Dahir of Brattleboro, VT; three grandchildren, Alexandra, Jordan and Josephine; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

   In addition to her parents, Linda was predeceased by her stepfather, Eino N. Salo; her brothers, David Hemlin and Peter Hemlin; and her sister, Barbara Pajunen.

   Burial will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Westminster MA at a later date.

   In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations in Linda’s memory be made to Eagle House Senior Community Center, 25 Memorial Drive, Lunenburg, MA 01462 ATTN: COA Gift Fund or to Making Opportunity Count, 601 River Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420 or online at https://www.mocinc.org/donate.

   The Westminster Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 123 Main Street, Westminster, MA 01473 has been entrusted with the care of Linda’s arrangements.

   John F. Masciarelli and Terresa Shea, Funeral Directors.

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