The Obit For Tom Linko

Thomas Linko

Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin from February 17 to February 19, 2013

Endicott: 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.

The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home Tuesday from 4-7 p.m.

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.