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Madeline Elizabeth Burgess

BURGESS – Madeline Elizabeth, 83, passed away peacefully at Queens General Hospital,  August 4, 2021.
Born October 24, 1937 in Mill Village to the late Howard and Kathleen Moreau. 
In her younger years, she worked as a clerk at the former J. Victor Scobey’s grocery store and in the office at the former Queens County Dairy, Liverpool. Madeline enjoyed caring for her home and family.  She also loved to read, especially the Bible. She was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, dedicated and baptized since 1973. Her family will lovingly remember her as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and cherished sister. 
Madeline is survived by her husband, Howard (Buddy) whom she married October 5, 1957. Her sons, Clifford (Francine) and Ronald (Glenda) and her daughter, Shelly.  Her grandchildren, Jacob, Jason, Brittany (Joel) Bacchus, Nathalie and Andrew. Great-granddaughters, Madelynne and Evey Bacchus. Also her sister, Freda Hatt. 
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by an infant sister, Ruth.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool, NS. No funeral by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made at, to the Queens General Hospital Foundation or VON Queens County Branch.  Online condolences may be made to
The family would like to thank Dr. Blackadar, Dr. Gowan,  Natalie Brooks, the VON, Home Support Workers and the nurses at Queens General for their kindness and  excellent care of Madeline. 


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