Linda Petkov



Linda Petkov, age 74, died peacefully on Sept. 2, 2017 at home in Bluffton SC. Linda was born in Philadelphia, PA and lived in Villanova, PA before moving to Hilton Head. She is survived by cousins and many friends and a special caregiver, Leslie Chaneyfield. She was predeceased by her father, Joseph Pitera and her beloved mother, Rose Pitera. Linda graduated from Temple University with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in education. She taught at the L.P. Hill Elementary School in Philadelphia for over 30 years, initially as a 3rd and 4th grade teacher and eventually becoming a math specialist. Linda was a lover of animals and children. On Hilton Head Island she was formerly active in the Indigo Run Women’s Club, serving as president from 2009 - 2011. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 at 11 AM at Sauls Funeral Home, 90 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton. Donations in her memory can be made to MSAA (Multiple Sclerosis Association of America) 375 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 or the charity of your choice.