Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin from February
17 to February 19, 2013
Thomas Linko, 71, of Endicott, died at Ideal Senior Living Center, Thursday,
February 14, 2013.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah (Mandyck) Linko; a daughter and son-in-law,
Sarah and Steven Woodard, Cortland, NY; three sons and daughters-in-law,
Paul and Kerriann, Phoenixville, PA, Matthew and his fiancée Amy
Sage, Johnson City and Adam and Marjorie, Livingston Manor, NY; his grandchildren,
Cameron, Jack, James, Katie, Liam, Will, Quinn and Emme; a sister and
brother-in-law, Julia and Al Buchinsky, Endicott; also several nieces;
nephews and cousins, including a special cousin, Robert Zarzynski.
He was a member of St. Ambrose Church, Endicott, retired IBM Corp. employee,
a member of its Quarter Century Club and a veteran of the US Army.
Some of Tom's accomplishments include head marshal with the BC Open for
22 years; basketball official for 25 years, baseball umpire; worked in
the pro shop at The Links at Hiawatha, Apalachin and in his youth signed
a minor league contract with the New York Yankees.
The family would like to thank Dr. Myron Czuczman and Alice Mohr at Roswell
Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, and the kind and compassionate care at
Wilson Memorial Hospital North Tower 5th floor and Violet Court at Ideal
Senior Living Center.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday 9:30 a.m. from the Allen Memorial
Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott, followed by a Funeral Mass at
St. Ambrose Church at 10 a.m.
Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Koskta Cemetery at the convenience of
The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home Tuesday from
Expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to the Boys and Girls
Club of Western Broome, 1 Club House Road, Endicott, NY 13760 or Roswell
Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263.