Linda Strecker Seliga of North Bethesda, MD died in her home on June 16th, 2012 of ALS at the age of 63. Linda was born Linda Helen Strecker, December 17th, 1948, in Wyndmoor, PA to Jack and Jayne Strecker and later moved to the Northwood section of Philadelphia. Linda graduated from Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls in 1966 and received a Bachelor's of Science in Economics from Marymount College (Tarrytown, NY) in 1970. She married James Seliga of Philadelphia at Our Mother of Consolation Church, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia in August of 1970. They lived in Philadelphia for a short period where their son James Joseph Seliga was born in 1971, before moving to Maryland in 1975 where they had their daughter Megan Jayne Seliga in 1981. Together as a family they moved to Edina, Minnesota in 1985, then to Southbury, CT in 1993, Monmouth Beach, NJ in 2001 and finally to North Bethesda, MD in 2010.

Linda is survived by her mother Jayne Strecker of Philadelphia, her husband James Seliga, her son and daughter-in law James and Kara Seliga Jr and her grandchildren Katelyn and Shea of Eden Prairie MN, her daughter and son-in-law Megan and Ryan Fitzgibbons of Falmouth MA, her sisters and brothers-in-law Jayne and Walter McBride of Red Bank, NJ, and Lisa and Joe Magarity of Oreland, PA. She was predeceased by her loving father Jack, whom she loved dearly, and is now in his arms in heaven..

Her joy of life, sense of humor and devotion to her family and friends will be missed and forever loved by all.

Relatives and friends may call at Our Mother of Consolation Church, 9 E. Chestnut Hill Ave., Phila., PA 19118, Saturday, June 23rd at 9AM. Funeral Mass 10AM. Inurnment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

After the cemetery, relatives and friends are invited to a luncheon at the home of Barbara and Joseph Houldin 8822 Germantown Ave. Parking is available at the Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church at 8812 Germantown Ave.

Note: on Friday June 22nd at 4:00 PM, the Magaritys invite friends and family to a barbeque at 403 Burton RD Oreland PA

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her honor to our first choice MontgomeryHospice.org or ALS Assoc.

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