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Linda Ciolino Obituary

Linda Lorraine Ciolino
Linda Lorraine Ciolino

July 11, 1927 - August 23, 2020
Born in San Francisco, California
Resided in Salinas, California
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Linda Ciolino of Salinas, California passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 23rd,2020 after a short illness.

Linda was born in San Francisco, Ca. on July 11, 1927, to Davee and Carmela DeMartini. She was the middle of three children. During high school she met the love of her life, John Ciolino. They married in 1945 when John was in the service and were married for 60 years until John’s passing in 2005. They lived in San Francisco, Ca. then San Carlos, Ca. and raised 2 children, Sandra and David. The family moved in 1967, when John’s employer, McCormick - Schilling built a new plant in Salinas.

Linda enjoyed working as a sales clerk for See’s Candies as well as being the local Avon lady for over 50 years. She was active in her parish, St Joseph’s Church, acting for many years as hostess for social gatherings after mass. She also was member in Garden Club of Corral de Tierra and San Benancio and an active member of the Friendship Club.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Carmela and Davee, her husband John, her sister, Della, her daughter, Sandra and her grandson Jeff.
She is survived by her brother, Victor, her son David (Carla), 5 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandson and many nieces and nephews.

Public Visitation will be held at Struve & Laporte Funeral Chapel, 41 W. San Luis Street, Salinas, Ca. 93901 on Tuesday September 1st, 2020 from 1 pm to 4 pm.

Private Rosary will be held on Tuesday. Private Burial Service with family only will be held the following day.

In lieu of flowers, please consider giving donations to the American Heart Association or American Cancer Society in her name.




Struve and Laporte Chapel
41 W. San Luis Street
Salinas, California 93901
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


American Heart Association
945 S. Main St. #201
Salinas, CA 93901
American Cancer Society
1599 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Founded in 1913, the American Cancer Society(ACS) consists of more than two million volunteers and staff collaborating with nearly 18 million cancer survivors, their families and supporting donors united nationwide to conquer cancer. To accomplish its mission, the ACS collaborates with other voluntary health agencies, community-based organizations, business leaders, legislators, and educators at the national and grassroots levels to identify and address nationwide and local cancer issues through education, patient service, research and advocacy programs.