Obituary of MaryAnne Nelson Linden
We are saddened to announce the passing of MaryAnne Nelson Linden, 66, who died Tuesday, September 13, 2022. MaryAnne was born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and later moved with her family to McLean, Virginia during her teenage years. She obtained a Bachelor's degree in Nursing at Marymount College and worked as a dedicated oncology nurse at George Washington University Medical Center for 12 years. During this time, she became a well-respected researcher and also met and married her husband Peter in 1986. They then moved to Pittsburgh to start a family of four children, to whom MaryAnne dedicated her time and love for the next two decades. Her life in Pittsburgh was characterized by an intense commitment to her neighbors, friends, and greater community. She was especially passionate about connecting families through organizations such as Mother’s Day Out and the St. Bede Parish and Parent-Teacher Guild. MaryAnne was also involved in starting the first lacrosse league for young girls in Pittsburgh's East End. She was also an avid gardener, a skilled photographer, and a devoted animal lover. MaryAnne is survived by her husband Peter Linden and their loving children, Joseph Linden, Hannah Linden and her husband Edward Bornn, Catherine Piatkiewicz and her husband Adrian Piatkiewicz, and Jack Linden and his fiancée Maggie Boldry. She is also survived by her loyal service dog, Bear. Friends will be received at McCabe Brothers Funeral Home, 5300 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, on Friday, September 23rd beginning at 5 pm, followed by a 6 pm Blessing Service. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Paws Across Pittsburgh. Condolences may be left at www.mccabebrothers.com.