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Gregory Dwight Ling

Died: Sun., Apr. 3, 2011

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STEVENSVILLE - Gregory Dwight Ling, 58, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2011 at his home in Stevensville of natural causes.

He was born Feb. 19, 1953 in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. to Dwight and Phyllis (Cooper) Ling. Greg earned a bachelor of arts degree at Rollins College in Orlando, Fla. and a masters degree in English at the University of Massachusetts.

Greg was married to Amy Cocco in 2006. They met in Gainesville, Fla. in 1995 and moved to Montana in 1996, then moved on to Des Moines, Iowa in 2000 and returned to Montana in 2003. Greg worked as a writer and editor in the health care industry for over 20 years, as well as for a variety of magazines. He wrote two novels.

Greg was active in the Christian Science Church in Hamilton and was also a volunteer at the North Valley Public Library in Stevensville. Greg's faith guided his life. He was a gentle, kind, generous and spiritual person with a subtle, intelligent wit.

Greg was preceded in death by his parents, Phyllis and Dwight Ling and his former wife, Sonja Ling.

Survivors include his wife Amy Ling of Stevensville; step-children, Caitlin Reilly of Managua, Nicaragua and Christopher Reilly of Atlanta, Ga.; sister, Angela Whitmore of Tampa, Fla.; brother, Douglas Ling of Katonah, N.Y.; niece, Lauren Ling of Lyons, Colo.; nieces and nephews, Alexi, Eliza and Brett Whitmore of Tampa, Fla.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 4 p.m. at the Whitesitt Funeral Home. A reception will follow the service and be held at the Stevensville Hotel.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made in Greg's name to the North Valley Public Library, 208 Main St., Stevensville, MT 59870

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Dick Hardwick
   Posted Wed April 13, 2011
Dear Amy and family, Greg and I were in touch after all these years from good old Greencastle High School. He was in my class of 1971 and I'm so sad to hear of his passing! Please know how much we are feeling for you! My wife Claudia and I send the kindest and heartfelt wishes! I'd love to hear more about Greg's life if you'd care to share it with me! Sincerely, Dick Hardwick 1512 Longview Dr., Fullerton, CA 92831 714 879-9559

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