Linda Tavia DiCiolla was born on July 24, 1949, in Corpus Christi, Texas to Ernest Theodor Schilling and Thelma Elizabeth Schilling. She died on Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Owasso, Oklahoma at the age of 72 years. She was raised and educated in Pensacola, Florida and graduated with the Escambia High School Class of 1967. Linda was married on April 2, 1977, in Wood Dale, Illinois to Joseph Michael DiCiolla. She spent most of her working life as a Cosmetic Consultant with retail stores but was proud of her early flight attendant origins with Eastern Airlines in New York and TWA in Chicago and San Francisco. Linda has been a member of St. Henry Catholic Church since moving to Owasso in 2004. In her spare time, she enjoyed a variety of past times such as feeding the birds in the back yard, she loved to fish, compassion for animals, baking, cooking, and sewing. She supported the Bluestar Mothers of Oklahoma in Claremore and the Ward-Wiseman Animal Haven in Collinsville, Oklahoma.
Those she leaves behind who hold many cherished memories include:
Joseph Anthony DiCiolla
Carol Weeks and husband Kirk
Nephew Korey Weeks, Niece Katlin Fair
Nephew John Robert Schilling, Niece Riane Alyea
Niece’s of her sister Diane Fontaine
Michelle Fontaine and Alexandra Montgomery Wieman
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest, Thelma, and her sister, Dianne.
In lieu of flowers contributions to the Bluestarmothersok20.org or Wardwiseman.com are appreciated.