Linda M. (Fortin) Mackenstein


Ansonia — Linda M. (Fortin) Mackenstein, 66, wife of Andre Mackenstein, died peacefully on Dec. 31, 2021, at Waterbury Hospital.

Linda was born Dec. 9, 1955, in Hartford, daughter of Nancy Descault and the late Edward Leo Fortin. Linda worked for over 35 years at United Avionics.

In addition to her husband, Andre, her mother, Nancy, and her husband, Ed Alvater, Linda is survived by her son, Paul A. Pemp (Ana); her daughters, Naomi Zenhye, Nancy Salter and Bonnie Sirignano (Ed); her eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; her brothers, Richard Fortin (Janet), Kenny Fortin (Maryann) and David Fortin; her sisters, Lori Ciccarelli (Ron) and Tina Leider; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her father, Linda was predeceased by her son-in-law, Rick Salter, and her stepdaughter, Cindy Morgan.

Services will be private and there are no calling hours.

To honor Linda’s memory, donations can be made to

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck.

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