Linda Allan

Linda Allan

Linda Allan

September 25, 1953~August 17, 2018

Linda S. Allan, age 64, passed away in her home surrounded by family on Friday morning, August 17, 2018. She was born September 25, 1953 in Sayville, New York, to Nicholas & Susan (D’Accordo) Zappola. She was a graduate of Sayville High School & the University of South Florida. She eventually settled here in Florida in 2000, where she was a high-school ESE teacher at Gulf High School for 15 years before retiring. She is survived by her husband Marc; daughter, Alyssa; grandson, Jackson; sisters, Dana & Susan; brother, Nick; and nieces & nephews Daria, Dominique, Deanna, Will, Kara, Nicholas, Christa, Holly, Myles & Sonria; as well as her many, many aunts, uncles & cousins.
Linda’s many other loves in life included quilting, gardening, reading, snuggling with her Maltese dogs, Fluffy & Peluche, and getting together with her friends for coffee, shopping & the nail salon. Her sense of creativity was unmatched as well as her ability to make us all laugh. Our lives were all brightened by her presence and will continue to be by having known her. Family, friends, and others whose lives Linda touched are invited to DOBIES FUNERAL HOME, 8825 Old Country Rd 54, New Port Richey, from 3 to 5 PM at Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, 8825 Old CR 54, New Port Richey, to share memories & come together for comfort & support.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in honor of Linda to: HPH Hospice, Development Department, 12107 Majestic Blvd, Hudson, FL 34667.

Condolence

Nunzio Zappola Jr Family (Cousin)

August 18, 2018, 12:00 am

Our heartfelt Sympathy and Sincerest Condolences to the entire Zappola/Allan Family . Linda will always be remembered fondly.
Love & Prayers,
Nunzio, Traceyrose, and Family

Angie &Jim Daries (Aunt n Uncle)

August 18, 2018, 12:00 am

Dear Marc, Alyssa, Jackson,

Although there are no words that can make
everything better at a time like this, just know that Linda was special from the day she was born. The first born granddaughter n niece to the Zappola’s, she held that special place of honor in our family. And in our hearts, for always. We will be here for you if you need us.
With love n sympathy,
Aunt Angie

Kelly mcfeeley (Former student)

August 18, 2018, 12:00 am

I am so sorry for your lost! She was one of best teachers in gulf high. She was a special woman. She never lost hope in me and inspired me to such better in life. My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone

Connie Balaban (Gulf High School co-worker)

August 19, 2018, 12:00 am

To the Allan family, Sending my deepest sympathy to you all. Linda was such a beautiful and loving person, always full of joy and inspirational. My prayers are going out to your family.

Sue Bertels (Dog Groomer)

August 20, 2018, 12:00 am

Marc,Alyssa and Jackson, was so saddened by your loss. Linda was always so kind and up beat. She always made me smile and see the bright side of life. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Anna, John and James Fitzpatrick (Cousins)

August 22, 2018, 12:00 am

There really are no words to explain what Linda means to our family. For my parents, who are devastated, there was always a special bond. But that bond didn't stop there. Linda was able to be part of our lives even given the distance. When we saw her she really wanted to know how things were going, didn't do that courtesy question, she really wanted to know and really cared.

Jackson I pray you remember her and how much she adores you. Alyssa, I hope you always feel her with you because you were someone she prayed for her whole adult life and I know she will always be watching over you. And Marc, thank you for giving her the love she deserved and for being there for her. I pray you all find peace in this, I pray we all do because we truly all lost her way too soon. All our love always.

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