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Anne Madden, 89

Anne Madden was a devoted member of the Middlebury Public Library Board of Directors for more than 25 years.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Madden.
Photo courtesy of Gregory Madden.
Mrs. Anne (Lawlor) Madden, 89, of Middlebury, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7 at Waterbury Hospital. She was the widow of Mr. Frank T. Madden.

Anne was born on Aug. 15, 1924 in Waterbury, daughter of the late William Kenneth and Mary Veronica (Hodson) Lawlor. Growing up in Waterbury, she attended local schools and was a graduate of St. Margaret’s High School. She attended Smith College in MA and later received her degree in Early Childhood Education from The Childhood Education Foundation in New York City. Anne was a Kindergarten teacher in local schools for many years before starting her family.

Anne was a proud member of the Junior League, an elected member on the Board of Directors at the Middlebury Public Library for over 25 years and a communicant at St. John of the Cross Church. She was an avid golfer and member at the Waterbury Country Club, loved reading, playing bridge and doing crossword puzzles.

Anne is survived by her two sons, Gregory “Greg” Madden, of Middlebury, and Jim Madden and his wife, Lisa, of Atlanta, GA; a sister, Marjorie (Lawlor) Cassidy and her husband, Thomas, of New Canaan; two grandchildren, Nick Lawlor Madden and Connor William Madden; four cousins, Mary Ellen (Hinchey) Wilcox, Stephen Gaffney, Gladys (Hodson) Van Horsten, and Betty (Hodson) Goodloe; a brother-in-law, Tom Madden and his wife, Joyce, of Orlando, FL; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Mary Louise (Lawlor) Atmus.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. John of The Cross Church, 1321 Whittemore Road, Middlebury. Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Family and friends may call on Friday evening, Dec. 13 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bergin Funeral Home, 290 E. Main St.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are asked to be made in Anne’s name to the Middlebury Public Library, 30 Crest Rd, Middlebury, CT 06762.

Obituary provided by Bergin Funeral Home, Waterbury.

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