Linda A. Friedrich, age 58, died on July 19, 2010 in Worcester, Mass. Ms. Friedrich was deeply involved in local and national foster care organizations, and was a past president of Virginia Foster Care as well as a past vice president of Virginia Day Care.
She was born in New London, Conn. to the late Alfred and Florence Friedrich, and lived in several states before becoming a longtime resident of Alexandria. She is survived by her daughter Amy Friedrich Serr, son-in-law David Serr, and grandchildren Desire, Noah, and Elijah, all of Worcester, Mass.; her sisters Ellen (Romeo) Doria of Oxnard, Calif., Paula Friedrich of Alexandria, and Cindy (Alvin) Glatkowski of Duck, N.C.; uncle Harry (Dean) Friedrich of Rickman, Tenn.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Memorial contributions to foster care and adoption organizations are encouraged. Services will be on Friday, July 23, at Mercandante Funeral Home, 370 Plantation Street, Worcester, Mass.