Linda Crump, 70

Dec 1, 2018

Linda J. Crump, 70, of Alstead, passed away in the comfort of her home with family by her side on Nov. 27 after a lengthy illness.

She was born on Jan. 12, 1948 in Wareham, the daughter of Brad and Muriel (Edwards) Holmes. She graduated from Wareham High School, class of 1966.

On Nov. 5, 1966, Linda married Donald Crump. They shared a love for camping in Vermont and the White Mountains, which eventually brought them to settle in New Hampshire.

Up until her retirement in 2016, Linda had been employed by Liberty Utilities, formerly NH Gas.

Linda was a loving and caring woman. She was fashionable and enjoyed dinning out, yoga, and traveling with her husband and family. She and Don went on numerous cruises over the years. Their favorite spot to vacation was the Caribbean – especially Antigua.

Linda will be dearly missed by her husband of over 52 years: Donald Crump of Alstead, New Hampshire; children: Steven Crump and his wife Jenny of Allenstown, New Hampshire, Laurie Haskins and her husband Doug of Alstead, New Hampshire, and Lisa Crump of Sharon, Vermont; grandchildren: Luke, Jack, Bella, Cooper, Amber, Haley, and Leona; father: Brad Holmes of Onset; siblings: Richard Holmes, Pam Bond, Sally Anderson, Brad E. Holmes, and Kathy Raymond; and dear friend of many years: Debbie Mack of Alstead, New Hampshire.

She was predeceased by her mother Muriel Holmes and brother James Holmes.

Services will be announced at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made in Linda Crump’s name to the Glioblastoma American Brain Tumor Association, 8550 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Suite 550, Chicago, IL 60631 (

Fletcher Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Keene has been entrusted with the arrangements. To express condolences or to share a memory of Linda, please visit