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Madelyn A. (Savoie) Anderson

November 26, 1929 ~ December 2, 2017 (age 88)

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Wiscasset - Madelyn A. Anderson, 88, of the Gardiner Road, Wiscasset died peacefully in her sleep with her family, friends and nurses by her side, Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Miles Memorial Hospital.


Madelyn was born, November 26, 1929 in Bath, Maine, the second daughter of Lester A. Savoie and Irene Place Savoie. Madelyn married William F. Anderson on February 14, 1948.


Madelyn attended Bath schools, she worked at Newberrys, the canning factory, shoe factories, and the Wiscasset Middle School cafeteria.


Madelyn loved to cook big dinners and bake for her family. She canned the vegetables she grew in her garden. Madelyn was an exceptional cook known for her wonderful pies and fudge. Madelyn liked to knit, embroider, read and watch TV in her spare time.

She is predeceased by her husband, William F. Anderson of over 47 years, her son Richard T. Anderson and her sister Natalie Simmons. 

Madelyn is survived by her Daughter Anita Goodwin of Oregon, her granddaughter Jessica Goodwin O’Brien of California and her grandson, Zane Goodwin of Oregon.

Madelyn was a beloved sisters, Celista Page and Irene Plant of Wiscasset, and her brother, Lester A. Savoie Jr of Georgetown, and four generations of nieces and nephews.

Madelyn’s family and many friends are grateful to the staff at the Miles Memorial Hospital, Coves Edge Nursing Home, Damariscotta, ME and Branches Home Care Services for their attentive care and for sharing in Madelyn’s life these past few years.

Contributions can be given in lieu of flowers to the United Veterans of Maine.

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Charitable donations may be made to:

United Veterans of Maine
358 Washburn Street, Caribou ME 04736
Tel: 1-207-492-2190
Email: mail@unitedveteransofmaine.org
Web: http://unitedveteransofmaine.org

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