Linda (Mack) Marshall, 78 of Bristol passed away on August 28, 2020 surrounded by her loved ones. She is remembered as a being a school bus driver for 40 years. She began her career with Balzano Bus then moving on to Laidlaw and First Student providing transportation for generations of Bristolians. Her love for special needs students brought her to drive special education bus #304 for over 20 years. Linda was honored as Grand Marshall of the Special Olympics held at URI.
She leaves behind her husband of 57 years, Richard Marshall; five children, Melanie (William) Sylvia of Swansea, Richard (Ann) Marshall of Warren, Stephen (Jennifer) Marshall of Bristol, Eric Marshall of Bristol and Elizabeth (Roberta) Apici of Warwick. She also leaves behind 10 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Linda enjoyed sewing, cooking, knitting and painting with her friends. She was happiest helping others and making people laugh. She was loved by many and be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Special Olympics Rhode Island, 370 George Washington Hwy, Smithfield RI 02917-1921.
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Special Olympics Rhode Island
370 George Washington Highway, Smithfield RI 02917-1921