O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Linda Dolph

Linda Dolph, 64, of Bucktooth Run, Little Valley, NY died Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Olean General Hospital following exposure to COVID-19.

Born December 4, 1955 in Bradford, PA, she was the daughter of the late Elwin “Sparky” Watt and Beverly Norman Cox. She was married at their home on October 7, 2000 to Larry Dolph, who survives.

She was a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians and attended Howland High School, Ohio.

Linda had been employed as a caregiver with the DDSO in Little Valley, NY, as well as Healthcare & Hospice, Little Valley, NY for over 10 years. She had previously owned and operated Dewitt Outdoor Advertising with her son Michael for over 15 years in Tampa, FL. She had also been the former owner of Langworthy’s Restaurant, Kill Buck, NY.

She was a member of the House of Prayer, Salamanca, she loved spending time with family, entertaining friends, making everyone who came to her home feel special, the outdoors, working in her yard, and flowers. Linda was a beautiful person on the outside and twice as beautiful on the inside, always doing more for others than for herself.

Surviving besides her husband are: a son Michael Watt, Salamanca, NY; four sisters, Jamie (Sid) Hartz, Tamie (Albert) Culver, both of Ohio, Lisa (Joel Munn) Watt, Portland, OR, Lana Watt, Quaker Run, NY; two brothers, Stephen Watt, Steamburg, NY, Maurice Watt, Salamanca, NY; mother-in-law, Carolyn “Corky” Dolph; a special friend, Vicki (Pete) Goggin, Austin, TX; several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Michael Watt and Alan Watt, two sisters, Tina Watt Smithgall, Lori Cox Burnett, her stepfather, James “Ronnie” Cox, and her father-in-law, Lloyd Dolph.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family and will be announced.

Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery Kane, PA.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.