Linda A. Dow

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | September 12, 2023

Linda A. Dow, 74, of McKeesport, passed away Monday, September 11, 2023. She was born July 26, 1949 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Daniel A. and Florence J. (Couch) Borrelli. She was the wife of the late Paul "Gene" Eugene Dow, who passed away November 26, 2020.  Linda worked most of her life in her family's business, Borrelli's Lounge and was a member of Turner's Association in Christy Park.  She was an avid candy crush player, enjoyed video poker and enjoyed reading, especially the Harry Potter Books. She was a Trekie who loved Star Trek, most notably the Deep Space Nine Series, but loved all the shows and movies. Most importantly she was a devoted mother, wife, sister, aunt and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

 She is survived by her sons, Daniel P. Dow and Robert "BJ" James Dow, both of McKeesport; grandchildren, Layla Dow and Anthony Dow of Munhall; brother, Wayne (Darlene) Borrelli of McKeesport; sisters, Mary Jo Borrelli-Carr and Carmella Macerelli of McKeesport; and special friend, Mary Clouse and numerous nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Louis D. Borrelli.  There is no visitation.  Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Twp. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at

Originally published September 12, 2023.

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