Linda Ruth Markowitz McDade

NEWPORT NEWS - Linda Ruth Markowitz McDade, 50, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 10, 2006, after a courageous battle with several lengthy illnesses. She was preceded in death by her father, Philip Markowitz, and sister, Amy Sue Markowitz Owens. Survivors include her mother, Bobbie Parker; loving companion, Wade Medlin; stepdaughter, JaJa McDade; brother-in-law, Mickey D. Owens; two uncles, Arthur Markowitz and Donald S. Kreger; great-aunt, Mariam Zarefsky; cousins; and very special friends, Eleanor Eiseman and Norma Frank. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Peninsula Funeral Home, officiated by Rabbi Gurdin. Burial will follow in Rosenbaum Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

Published in the Daily Press on 5/12/2006