Linda L. Tait, 69, of Wappingers Falls, passed away Monday, January 30, 2017 at her home, surrounded by family and friends after a brief battle with cancer. She was born in Beacon on September 10, 1947, the daughter of Vincent Cramer and Charlotte Aldrich Cramer. On June 20, 1970 in St. Marys Church, Wappingers Falls, she was married to Thomas J. Tait, who survives at home. Linda was a former resident of Fishkill, and was employed as a Social worker at the D.C. Department of Social Services. She was a member of the New Hamburg Yacht Club.Besides her husband, she is also survived by her sons, Thomas J. Tait III and Shannon, of Wappingers Falls, John V. Tait of Peekskill, and Trevor R. Tait and Vanessa of Union Vale, grandchildren, Abigail, Tanner, Xander, and Peyton, a sister, Carol Wright and Edward, of Murrells Inlet, S.C., and a close cousin, Robert Dewhirst of Miami, Fla. Friends may call at the Delehanty Funeral Home 64 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls, Friday from 4 to 7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Saturday at 12:00 noon at St. Marys Church, Clinton St., Wappingers Falls. Burial St. Marys Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity. To send a condolence or for directions, visit

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