Esperance- Linda L. Koons passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, May 15. Born in Amsterdam, NY she was the daughter to the late George and Edna McRedmond, sister to the late Robin Pearce, and aunt to the late Kimberly Pearce. She was married to Walter B. Koons Jr. They were happily married for 53 years.
Linda enjoyed knitting, crocheting, crafts and other fair projects for the Altamont Fair, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a sewing machine operator for the Northeastern Association for the Blind, were she taught the blind patients to sew.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Walter B. Koons Jr., her sons; Walter (Amy) Koons III, Wayne Koons, William Koons, Wallace (Tina) Koons, and Brian Koons, her grandchildren; Christopher Koons, Zachary Koons, Courtney Koons, Bradshaw Koons, and Desiree Sammons, her step-grandchildren; Elizabeth and Martin, her great granddaughter, Payten Sammons, her brothers; George McRedmond Jr., Samuel McRedmond, and Joseph McRedmond, her sister, Rosemary McRedmond, and her loyal canine companion, Subway.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 10am-12pm at the White-Van Buren Funeral Home, 1779 Main Street, Delanson, NY 12053. A funeral service will take place at 12pm at the funeral home. Linda will be laid to rest in Grove Cemetery, in Delanson.
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