NEWPORT – Linda Hamilton, 62, passed away Sept. 3, 2008, at a Boston hospital. She was born Aug. 22, 1946, in Etna, a daughter of George and Phyllis (Townsend) Gatcomb. Linda attended Jubilee Family Worship Center and was a founding member of Heartsong. She was employed by the state as a home health care provider. She is survived by her mother of Brewer; three sons, Jeffrey and wife, Debbie Schneider, of Brunswick, Jeremy and wife, Danielle Schneider, of Brewer, and Steven and wife, Jessica Schneider, of Newport; three brothers, George Gatcomb Jr. of Warren, Douglas Gatcomb of Bradford, and John and friend, Carol Packard, of Charleston; two sisters, Donna and husband, Robert Wakem, of Springfield, Mass., and Priscilla Gatcomb of Corinth; and three grandchildren, Emma, Lucas and Joshua. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Jubilee Family Worship Center. Interment will be at Clark’s Hill Cemetery, Stetson. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Those who wish may sign a guest register and leave condolences at