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Linda Jean Presto Kardos

Linda Jean Presto Kardos, 70, of Emmaus, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 3rd, 2021, in Bethlehem. Born on May 31, 1951 in Easton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Consiglia (Sue) Presto. She is survived by her husband Art, son Andrew, daughter-in-law Rachael, sisters Fran McInerney, Deborah LoPresti, Pamela Bittman, and brother Joseph Presto Jr. A graduate of Millersville University with dual Bachelor degrees in Secondary Education and Special Education. She was a teacher for the Phillipsburg School District for 27 years and continued her passion of educating by tutoring local students throughout her retirement. In 2000 she was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer and refused to let it define her. She battled and defeated the disease with her strong faith in our Lord for 21 years. Her spirit and determination lives on through her family and all the lives she has touched throughout her journey.  

Calling hours will be held at the Finegan Funeral Home, 4080 William Penn Hwy, Easton, PA 18045, on Sunday August 8, 2021 from 4-6 pm.  

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, August 9, 2021, at 10:00 am at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 5050 St. Joseph’s Rd, Coopersburg, PA 18036.  

All are welcome to attend both events and help the family celebrate Linda’s life and legacy.