Obituary for Linda Kerwin (Kerwin)
Linda Joan Kerwin, 67, of Robbinsville, NJ entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Merwick Rehab in Plainsboro, NJ with her sister at her side. Born in Paterson, NJ she had resided in the Robbinsville Township area for over 30 years. She graduated from Wayne Valley High School in 1968 and attended Keuka College before moving on to receive her undergraduate degree from William Paterson College in 1972. She went on to further her education by receiving her master’s degree in human physiology from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1975. She was employed by CIBA-GEIGY Corp. in Summit, NJ for about 5 years prior to landing her job at Bristol Myers Squibb in Lawrenceville, NJ where she retired as a Senior Research Scientist after more than 25 years of dedicated employment.
Linda was very involved with EASEL, the no kill animal shelter in Ewing, NJ as well as a rower for the Dragon Boat Organization for breast cancer survivors. Linda attended massage therapy school and receiving her certificate in massage therapy also did massage therapy on the side.
She was extremely gifted and smart, she owned and operated Soul Star Connections where she made and sold beautiful crafted jewelry from all types of stones. Linda will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Daughter of the late Charles D. and Margherita (Magri) Kerwin; Linda is survived by her life partner and friend, Mark Pilipski; her loving and devoted sister, Susan Kerwin; her nephew, Michael Kerwin; her niece, Luisa Kerwin Reynolds and husband Oliver Reynolds; 2 great nephews, Liam and Cian Reynolds; cousins, Betty Ann Schmidt, Suzanne and husband Ian Wallace, Meaghan, Daniel, and Zoe Wallace; as well as many friends and colleagues.
Calling hours will be held Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd., Hamilton, NJ 08619. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, Linda would have loved for donations to be made in her memory to EASEL, 4 Jake Garzio Drive, Ewing, NJ 08628 or online at www.easelnj.org