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Linda Jean Doroha

February 27, 2021

Linda Jean Doroha, 71, of Watertown passed away at her home Saturday, February 27, 2021.

Linda was born in Rochester on December 19, 1949, daughter of Robert F. McKinley and Nancy (Shannon) McKinley. She was raised by her mother and James F. Cornaire after her father died in 1952. The family lived in Clayton and she was a 1968 graduate of Clayton Central School. A marriage ended in divorce.

Linda worked as a machine operator for 40 years, 30 for Bomax and 10 for Stature Electric. She enjoyed cooking and crafting, but her greatest love was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her 3 children, Rebecca Newark and husband Robert, Adams, Stephen Doroha and Peter Doroha and wife Christina, all of Watertown; 5 grandchildren, Jensen Parker and Mazi, Eli, Gage, and Quinn Doroha; 2 great-grandchildren, Hannah and Brycen Parker; four siblings, Mary Marshall and husband Bill, Liverpool, and James Cornaire and wife Debbie, Ruth Fancher and husband Greg, and Jeanine Cantrell and husband Fred, all of Watertown; 2 aunts, 1 uncle, 6 nieces, 3 nephews and many cousins. Along with her father, Linda was predeceased by her mother and James Cornaire.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, March 6, from 2 - 4 PM at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown with burial in Glenwood Cemetery taking place in the spring at a time and date to be announced. Masks and social distancing are required for attendance to all services. Online condolences to Linda's family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to either Tunnels to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10306 or Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601.


#9 Christy Froysell 2021-03-05 23:13
Pete and Steve, I am so sorry about the loss of your Mom. She was an amazing woman.
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#8 Steve Streets 2021-03-04 13:14
My condolences go out to Linda's family and friends. May Linda rest in peace.
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#7 tony soluri 2021-03-03 10:24
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#6 Kim Jackson 2021-03-03 07:09
My heart goes to the family for the loss of your Mom My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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#5 Kathy F. Strough 2021-03-02 17:42
So sorry to hear of my classmates passing. My condolences to Mary and family. Just remember that right now memories bring tears, but there will come a time when memories bring smiles.......
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#4 Bonnie Reff Higgins 2021-03-02 16:15
My heart goes out to Linda’s family. I went to school with Linda and Mary. Linda was such a sweet girl. My sincere condolences and may she rest in peace❤️
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#3 kelly dygert 2021-03-02 14:34
My deepest condolences to Becky, pete, stephen and the rest of Linda's family. I have many fond memories of spending the night at Linda's home when I was teenager. She was always kind and welcoming. She was smart, strong, lady and will be missed by all that had the pleasure of knowing her. Sending lots of love and light to all of you. May you find peace in your memories.
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#2 Mary Anne 2021-03-02 11:46
Sincere condolences to the McKinley/Cornai re/Doroha families. I remember Linda as being sweet & kind! Ruthie, hold on to your happy memories of Linda and smile often.

Mary Anne
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#1 Joanne Mary Ratiglia 2021-03-02 10:22
Our condolences go out to Linda's family and friends, she was a wonderful friend and all round good person who will be sorely missed by all who had the great honor of knowing her.. Sending love and great sympathy
John and Joanne Ratigliano and Family .
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