Services for Linda Lee Puder, 69, of Leesville, SC will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 12, 2010, in the Mausoleum Chapel at Woodridge Memorial Park, 138 Corley Mill Road, Lexington, SC. Mrs. Puder went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 8, following a truly courageous battle with Breast Cancer and Congestive Heart Failure. Her family will receive friends on Friday, June 11 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in the Funeral Home at Woodridge Memorial Park.
Born in Columbia on April 14, 1941, Mrs. Puder was the daughter of James Joseph Fitzgerald, Sr. and Lona McKee Fitzgerald. She graduated from Brookland-Cayce High School in 1959. Mrs. Puder was employed as a Dental Hygienist for Dr. Frank Hines in Columbia before marrying and starting a family. She later worked at Providence Hospital as a Cardiovascular Technician in the Cath Lab. She was also employed by Snelling Personnel in Lexington and ended her employment career at Dooley Law Firm in Lexington.
Mrs. Puder was the wife of the late Joseph C. Puder, III. She is survived by her three sons: Richard (Rick) Lawton Dorn, Jr. of Lexington; Robbie Reese Dorn (Susan) of Irmo; Rodney Fitzgerald Dorn of Irmo; Grandchildren: Natalie Dorn, Reese Dorn, and R. J. Dorn of Irmo; Sister and brother-in-law: Karen Marie Fitzgerald-Jackson (Anthony) of Camden; Brother and sister-in-law: James Joseph (Joe) Fitzgerald, Jr. (Charleen) of West Columbia; Nephew: Jamie Fitzgerald and Niece: Collin Fitzgerald, both of West Columbia; Niece: Jennifer Jackson of Camden; Great-Nephew: Nic Hylton and Great-Niece: Keira Furniss, both of Camden.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the American Heart Association.