(Nancy) Marie Theresa Madore (1940-2018)
GRAND ISLE, Maine AND ENFIELD, Conn. – (Nancy) Marie Theresa Madore, 78, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on October 8, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, MA, following a long and courageous battle with declining health. She was born August 26, 1940, in St. David, ME, the daughter of the late Gilbert and Delima (Fongemie) Desjardins.
Nancy devoted her life to her family and loved to prepare meals and sweets for their many gatherings. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed making arts and crafts for others. She loved to play board games and cards, including poker, with her family. She had a passion for eating Chinese food, blueberries, and lobster; drinking a margarita, playing Yahtzee and cribbage, shopping, and going to the casino were her favorite activities to do with her family. She was last employed at Northern Trading Company in Madawaska where she made several close friends and went out to eat monthly with the ladies.
She is survived by one son, Keith Madore of Enfield, CT; four daughters, Debbie Madore and her companion, Jay Smyth, of Enfield, CT, Donna Hryniewicz and her husband, Andrew, of Agawam, MA, Darlene Ouellette and her husband, John, of Van Buren; Denise Wright and her husband, Joel, of Farmington, NH; seven grandchildren, Melissa, Amy, and Katie Hryniewicz, Chelsea and Matthew Ouellette, Emily and Erin Wright; two sisters, Pauline Madore and her husband, Roger, of Oakfield, and Patricia Knight of Presque-Isle; three brothers, Gilman Desjardins and his wife, Pauline, of Frenchville, Francis Desjardins and his wife, Fern, of St. Agatha, Phillip Desjardins and his wife, Carol, of St. David; many nieces and nephews; and a dear companion, Maurice Boucher of Madawaska.
Besides her parents, Nancy was predeceased by her beloved husband, Leroy Madore of 40 years; three sisters, Cecile Desjardins, Omerine Boucher, and Leola Guillemette; and two brothers, Louis and Patrick Desjardins.
Family and friends may offer their condolences Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 6-8:00 p.m. at Lajoie Funeral Home, 114 10th Ave, Madawaska. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018, at St. Gerard-Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Grand Isle. There will be no visitation the morning of the funeral. Interment will be held immediately after the service in the Parish cemetery. For online condolences, please visit lajoiefuneralhome.com.