Elizabeth Jane Madden
September 21, 1932 – September 16, 2019
Sr. Elizabeth Madden SSS died at Eastern Maine Medical in Bangor Maine on September 16, 2019 after cardiac arrest. She was born on September 21, 1932 in Morgantown, West Virginia, the 11th of twelve children, the daughter of Martin and Mary Love Madden. Her family moved to Cleveland, Ohio when she was a child and graduated from The Ursuline Academy of the Sacred Heart in Cleveland.
Sister Elizabeth entered the Servants of the Blessed Sacrament in Waterville, Maine and made her first vows on November 21, 1954. She has served the Congregation in Waterville; Hammond, Indiana; Pueblo, Colorado; and Colombo Sri Lanka. She has filled various positions as Superior, Treasurer, councilor and director of adoration programs, however, Sister specialized in Liturgy and spiritual direction. Returning to Waterville in 1997 she spearheaded adoration programs in Saco and Lewiston Maine.
She will be dearly missed by her family, especially Mr. Michael Madden of St. Louis, Missouri and William Madden of Chapel Hill, North Carolina; numerous nieces and nephews; and by her community and friends.
Services will be held at Blessed Sacrament Chapel on 101 Silver St. in Waterville beginning with a Vigil Service Sunday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m. with visiting hours until 8:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Chapel, followed by burial and reception. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Veilleux Funeral Home, www.veilleuxfuneralhome.com
- Prayer Vigil Sunday, September 22, 2019
- Mass of Christian Burial Monday, September 23, 2019