Thursday, December 16, 2021

Edward Daniel Linnecke Jr. 30

Scio, NY - , of 3420 Riverside Drive died on Monday, December 13, 2021 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born February 18, 1991 in Olean, the son of Edward Sr. and Hortensia (Rodriquez) Linnecke.

Ed was raised in Belmont and was a 2009 graduate of Genesee Valley High School. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Houghton College, and a Jurisprudence Doctorate from William & Mary Law School in Virginia. Throughout his life, and especially within the last year, he battled with his mental health. Despite his struggles he was still a kind soul who accomplished many things. In high school he played Tennis, Soccer, and Basketball (in which he was awarded MVP), participated in the music programs, and was very interested in photography. He was briefly employed by the ACLU in Portland, Oregon; and then by the Spectator in Hornell. He was a man of faith, RIP. 

He is survived by: his mother, Hortensia Linnecke; a sister, Mary Lou (Larry) Linnecke-Blocho of Belfast; nephews, Larry Blocho, Reiley (Brooke) Blocho, Ethan Blocho, and Andrew Blocho; grandparents, Frank and Cathleen Linnecke of Scio; as well as several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was predeceased by his father, Edward D. Linnecke Sr. on November 3, 2021. 

A private graveside service is being planned at St. Joseph’s Cemetery of Scio. Please consider memorial donations to the Hart Comfort House. To leave online condolences please visit 


  1. So happy you were a part of our family, Eddie. You will be dearly missed. Rest in peace sweet soul.

    "If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord."
    -Romans 14:8

  2. Thinking of you and your family at this time. Offering sincere condolences and prayers to you. May you be surrounded with love and comforted by loving memories.

    January 12, 2022 at 7:40 AM

  3. Ed was one of my closest friends for close to ten years. He spent a thanksgiving with my family, and brought joy and memories to us. An unforgettable, truly original soul. Ed, I know youre doing your signature dance right now. I know we'll meet again.