Rose "Lynda" McIntyre, a beloved Licensed Practical Nurse passed away peacefully on December 17, 2023, in Hammond, Louisiana. She was born on June 7, 1952, in Victoria, Texas. Rose's exceptional dedication and compassionate care touched the lives of many throughout her extensive career.
Lynda began her nursing journey after serving in the United States Air Force, where she developed a strong sense of discipline and commitment to serving others. Her military service shaped her remarkable work ethic and unwavering dedication to those in need.
With a deep passion for nursing, Rose embarked on her career as a Licensed Practical Nurse, bringing comfort and healing to countless individuals. Over the years, she worked in various healthcare facilities in and around Hammond, leaving an indelible mark on both patients and colleagues alike.
Known for her kindness and warm demeanor, Rose was adored by those lucky enough to cross paths with her. She approached every patient with empathy and understanding, comforting them during their most vulnerable moments. Many regarded Rose as not only their nurse but also a true friend who supported them through their medical journeys.
Beyond her professional achievements, Rose cherished the role of being a mother and grandmother above all else. She deeply loved her son Jonathan Heath McIntyre and daughter Heather Elizabeth McIntyre. Their happiness meant the world to her, and she dedicated herself to providing them with love and guidance throughout their lives.
Lynda's family was an invaluable source of strength throughout her life. She was preceded in death by her father Johnny Duvall Sr., but leaves behind her loving mother Emma Duvall Baldwyn. Rose is also survived by three brothers: Paul (Marianne) Duvall, Larry Duvall, Johnny (Christina) Duvall; one sister Dianne (Jack) Castellano; along with two cherished grandchildren.
In addition to being an exceptional nurse and devoted family member, Rose had a vibrant spirit and pursued various interests. She found solace in nature, often taking leisurely walks with loved ones to appreciate the beauty of the world around her. Rose possessed a creative soul and enjoyed expressing herself through art, finding delight in painting and crafting.
Lynda's legacy is imprinted on the hearts of all who knew her. Her unwavering commitment to caring for others, her warm personality, and her genuine love for family and friends will be remembered forever. She leaves behind a profound void but also countless cherished memories that will continue to bring comfort to those who were fortunate enough to have shared in her life.
A memorial service celebrating Rose Lynda McIntyre's life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made in Rose's honor to a local nursing association or charity of your choice.
May Rose rest in eternal peace, knowing that her time on earth was marked by compassion, love, and a lasting impact on all whom she encountered.
For remembrance, please pick a meaningful charity of your choice and donate in Lynda's name. Please allow Lynda's smile and the love she had for her children be the memory that is held.
And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them. Revelation 14:13 KJV
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