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Linda Naimo, 75
Published: Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 7:43 AM Updated: Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 7:45 AM
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y — Linda Naimo, 75, a store owner who enjoyed decorating, died Monday in Richmond University Medical Center, West Brighton, three weeks after suffering injuries in a mugging on the doorstep of her Tompkinsville apartment. The official cause of death is pending.
Born Teodilinda Tammetta in Lenola, Italy, Mrs. Naimo met her husband, Joseph Naimo in Italy. The couple came to Staten Island in 1961 and settled on Victory Boulevard in Tompkinsville.
For 50 years, Mrs. Naimo owned and operated 3J’s Variety Store with her husband.
A parishioner of Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church in Tompkinsville, Mrs. Naimo enjoyed decorating the store and working around her home.
Surviving are Joseph, Mrs. Naimo’s husband of 50 years; her son, Rocco; her sister, Lina Tammetta; two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Saturday from the Harmon Home for Funerals, West Brighton, with a mass at 10:45 a.m. in Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Burial will be in Silver Mount Cemetery, Silver Lake.