AUBURN — Linda H. Whitney, 60, a resident of Auburn, passed peacefully after a brief illness, on Saturday, March 11, with her family by her side.

She was born on June 25, 1956, in Lewiston, the daughter of Charles A. Jordan and Dorothy L. (Jordan) Cobb. Linda was a 1974 graduate of Edward Little High School. On Nov. 23, 1974, she married her high school sweetheart, Greg E. Whitney, at the Bates College Chapel.

She dedicated 26 years to L.L.Bean in Lewiston. Her children and grandchildren were her world. She served as president of Fairview School’s PTO for a number of years and enjoyed coaching her daughters’ Odyssey of the Mind teams. She was a member of the Auburn Business Association, serving as president in 1989. She was a proud nana who never missed any of her grandsons’ many basketball, hockey, lacrosse or soccer games.

She was a diehard New England Patriots fan and enjoyed gardening and spending summers at her family camp on Sabbathday Lake. Some of her best times were spent with her closest friends, Nancy and Greg Morin.

She is survived by her husband, Greg Whitney of Auburn; her two daughters, Jacie Welch of Auburn, and Jami Fitch and her husband, Ryan, of Gray; five grandsons, Logan, Owen, and Camden Welch, and Braydon and Kaleb Fitch; her mother, Dorothy Cobb of Auburn; brother, Jinx Jordan and wife, Ginette, of Terrell, N.C.; sister, Susan Nattress and husband, David, of Auburn; and sister, Kimberly Daboo and husband, Cyrus, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her father, Charles Jordan; and stepfather, Ernest Cobb.

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Linda H. Whitney

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