Linda (Ziter) Mowad, RN, 78, of Prospect, CT, died at home on Thanksgiving morning, with her family by her side.
Linda was the director of the Cancer Information Service for New England at the Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center for 35 years. She was a past chair of the former American Cancer Society New England Board of Directors, and in 1998 she was awarded the St. George National Award from the Society.
The award-winning Cancer Information Service, a network for the National Cancer Institute, served the public by interpreting and explaining cancer-related information and research findings in a clear and understandable way. The main office for the New England Region was located at Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, where Linda oversaw programs, research, and community outreach activities.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Dec. 1 in Waterbury, CT, and burial followed in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Watertown, CT.
To honor Linda's memory, donations in her name may be made to the
American Cancer Society or Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 8 East Mountain Rd., Waterbury, CT 06706. The family welcomes condolence, words of comfort, or a personal memory with the Mowad family on
Linda's tribute page.