Linnea M. Arcinese (nee McDermott) passed away on December 13, 2021 at the age of 73. She is the beloved companion of the late Alister Medford. Devoted mother of Lisa Flannery (Mike), Jason Arcinese (Denise), and Linnea Arcinese (Paul Brogan). Loving Grandmom of Michael, Patrick, and Abigail Flannery and Emma and Jake Arcinese. Dear sister of Margaret Marquis (late Charles) and the late Jack McDermott (Dolores) and Harry McDermott. Sadly missed by her nieces and nephews.
Linnea was born in Philadelphia to the late John and Margaret (nee Sullivan) McDermott. She was raised in Fishtown and remained there throughout her life. Linnea devoted her life to her family and enjoyed her time spent with them. She loved to take trips to Lancaster or Linvilla Orchards, especially during the fall and also going out to lunch with her children and grandchildren. Christmas Eve was her favorite holiday and she loved being surrounded by those she loved in her home. Linnea also enjoyed sitting in her yard, especially with Alister, and took pride in her beautiful garden. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing and funeral Sunday December 19, 2021 beginning at 10am in the McElvarr Funeral Home 1415-17 East Susquehanna Avenue Philadelphia PA 19125. Funeral service 11:30am. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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