Linda Pearl Newman Freedman

Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 13, 2020.

December 20, 1942 ~ November 12, 2020
(age 77)

On November 12, 2020, Linda Newman Freedman
passed away peacefully in her home due to
dementia-related illness at the age of 77.

A native of Washington, DC, Linda graduated from
Coolidge High School (1961) and attended the
University of Maryland before graduating from Tufts
University with a degree in occupational therapy.

She was a warm, generous, talented, engaging, and vivacious person who was
blessed with a large circle of close friends and family. She was involved in a number
of community activities, including serving as President of the Washington Hebrew
Congregation, sisterhood.

Linda was an extraordinarily loving and devoted wife and mother, and is survived by
Jay Freedman, her husband of 54 years; her children, Courteney Monroe and
Spencer Freedman; her son-in-law, Mike Monroe and daughter-in-law, Sophia
Conroy; and four wonderful grandchildren, Miles and Lola Monroe and Lucas and
Devin Freedman.

A private graveside service will take place on Sunday, November 15, and the family
will be hosting Shiva via Zoom at 7 p.m. that evening.

In honor and memory of Linda, please consider a contribution to Alzheimer's Drug
Discovery Foundation at or to the charity of your choice.

Services entrusted to Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral