Madeline Henderson

January 13, 1933February 4, 2018

Madeline J. Henderson, 85, of Manchester, passed away on February 04, 2018. She spent most of her life as a healthcare provider and was a strong, loving caregiver and mother who was loved by everyone she met. Madeline was born January 13, 1933, in Richford, Vermont, the daughter of the late David C. Combs and Lillian (Green) Fletcher, as well as her stepmother, Sara Combs. Madeline is predeceased by her husband’s Edward J. Zaremba and James Henderson Jr. Madeline leaves eight brothers, William Fletcher, Wilfred Fletcher, Herschel Fletcher, David Fletcher, Guy Combs, Robert Combs, Gerald Combs and Raymond Combs; four sisters, Elsie Combs, Mrs. Esther Macrary, Marilyn Rebenski and Sarah Ouellette. She also leaves her three sons, Patrick Zaremba (Joyce), Stephen Zaremba (Karen), Randy Zaremba (Felicidad) and one daughter, Linda Heimer (William). Madeline also leaves grandchildren Rhiannon, Sarah, Stephanie, Jessica (Eddie), Teresa (Deshawn), Joey, Randy Jr., Sarah, McLarrin, John Rols, Michael (Monica), Christopher (Suzanne) and Scott (LaDonna). She also leaves her great grandchildren Aungelique, Morgana, Aidyn, Emma, Molly, Evan, Mason, Nathan, Madison, Johnathon, Jacob, Izac, Regine, Nazhoni and Merazhia and extended family. Visiting hours will be Friday February 9th, from 12PM-1PM, with a memorial service at 1PM all at the Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Avenue, East Hartford, CT 06108. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, 930 Burnside Avenue, East Hartford, CT 06108. To leave an online condolence, please visit


  • Calling Hour Friday, February 9, 2018
  • Memorial Service Friday, February 9, 2018

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Dean Vinal

February 15, 2018

Very sorry to hear of Madeline's passing, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Alice and (Brother) Robert Combs/ Grandson of Robert and Alice , Dean Vinal

Karen Godbout

February 8, 2018

Stephen & Karen - I'm very sorry for the loss of your Mom / Mother in law.
Take this time to grieve and remember the good times !! She is just a thought away every single day. Love Karen G

Daniel Greaney

February 8, 2018

I like to offer my deep and sincere condolences to Patrick/Joyce and family for their loss. I didn't personal know Madeline however, if Patrick is anything like his Mom, she must have been a great person full of love.

February 7, 2018

Madeline was a great sister-in-law to me and a great sister to her brother Gerald, she was special to us in many ways. She will be missed dearly. Heartfelt sympathies to her children Linda,Randy,Patrick,Steven and their families. love you , Beverly and Gerald Combs

Julis Cardillo

February 7, 2018

My condolences to Steve & Karen and entire family. So sorry for yor loss. My thoughts and prayers to all of you

Tom and Sue Kuenzig

February 6, 2018

Steve and family, Praying for you, wishing you hope in the midst of sorrow and may our Lord Jesus comfort you in the midst of pain.

Jerry Poehler

February 5, 2018

Steve and Family - So sorry about the passing of Madeline. We will miss her. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and the family. Joyce & Jerry Poehler