Linda P Eliason

Rupert, VT – Linda P Eliason, 76, of Rupert, Vermont passed away at her home on January 21, 2023. Linda was born in North Conway, NH; the daughter of the late Norman L. and Marion F. (Young) Pennett. She attended school in Conway, NH and graduated from Kennett High School.

Linda was a woman of many talents with the eye of an artist and a passion for antiques. She was a respected restorer of vintage and antique traditional hooked rugs, and often joked about her career as a “hooker”. Linda was an avid reader, loved gardening, jazz and cooking, and enjoyed the occasional glass of single malt Scotch.

Linda is survived by her daughters Beth Eliason (Michael Cummings) of Ripton, VT and Heather Harding (William) of Pierre, South Dakota; her sister Norma Theo Pinette (Jerry Litofsky) of Baltimore, MD; grandchildren Morgan Czarnecki (Brad) of Rutland, VT; Zachary Golden (Kate Fuller) of Danby, VT; and Jayce Torri of St. Augustine, FL; her great grandchildren Blake and Layla whom she adored, and her beloved dog Isabelle.

A celebration of life for Linda will be held Thursday February 2, 2023 from 4-6 pm at Brewster-Shea Funeral Home, 34 Park Place, Manchester Center, VT. If friends desire, memorial gifts in Linda’s memory may be made to the Foley Cancer Center in Rutland, VT or the Rupert Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Brewster-Shea Funeral Home, P.O. Box 885, Manchester Center, VT 05255. To send the family personal condolences please visit