342 Main St | Oneida , NY 13421
Obituary of Lynda Searles
Rome--Lynda J. Searles, 75, formerly of Oneida, died Monday evening, December 3, 2018, in the Betsy Ross Nursing and Rehabilitation Center where she had been a resident since November 4, 2013.
Lynda was born on March 31, 1943, in Watertown, the daughter of Lyndon and Dolly James Searles. She was a graduate of Oneida High School, Class of 1961. She then went on to attend Modeling School in Kansas City, Missouri.
On January 7, 2006, Lynda was united in marriage to Alan J. Patz in Boston, MA.
Lynda was a former Playboy Bunny at the Playboy Club in Boston. She also worked as a showgirl in Las Vegas and produced and hosted an entertainment talk show later on while living in Florida.
Lynda had a love for animals, especially dogs.
Surviving besides her loving husband, Alan; are a son, Kevin Newman, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; a brother, Anthony (Nancy) Curulla, of Syracuse; and two nieces, Gina (CarL) Jutzin, and Maria (Justin) LaDue, both of Pittsford.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018, beginning with a Prayer Service at 10:00 AM at the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc., followed by her Funeral Mass at St. Helena’s Church at 10:30 AM where the Rev. William A. Mesmer will officiate. Interment will take place in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Family and friends are invited and may call on Saturday prior to the service from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at the funeral home, 342 Main St., Oneida. Memorial contributions may be made in Lynda’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association Central New York Chapter, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY, 13204-1305.