Linda  Mead Engelhardt Royse

Obituary of Linda Mead Engelhardt Royse

Batavia - Linda M. Mead Engelhardt Royse, 76, of Batavia, an avid bingo player who loved her family dearly, passed away on died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at United Memorial Medical Center.

Mrs. Royse was born May 12, 1941, a daughter of the late George and Irene Larmon Mead.

She is predeceased by her husbands, John W. Engelhardt and Ralph L.  Royse, Sr.

Survivors include three sons; G. Bill (Joanne) Engelhardt of Batavia, Ralph (Deb) Royse, Jr. of Batavia, and Ward Royse of Batavia: seven daughters; Helen Engelhardt of Batavia, Irene McNutt of Batavia, Linda Royse of Batavia, Annie Royse of Virginia, Ruth (Tom) Gilliatt of Batavia, Malynda (Billy) Blackshere of Batavia and Mabel Ramirez of Batavia; one sister, Mabel (Robert) VanNess of Brighton, 38 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Linda DiMartino Engelhardt; grandson, Andrew Cianfrini, brother, Donald Mead and nephew, Johnny Houch.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street,  Batavia. Her memorial services will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home and will be officiated by Rev. Ken Comer. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.