Dorothy Ann Madison, age 98, passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Lakeshore Senior Living in St. Clair Shores. She was born on September 17, 1922 in Detroit, Michigan to the late John and the late Katherine (nee: Koscielniak) Madison.
Dorothy attended Nazareth College where she received her bachelor's degree in 1944. She then went on to Wayne State University and received her master's degree in 1959. She worked through the Lakeview school system in St. Clair Shores. She was a principal at Gordon, Lakeview, Princeton, and Ardmore schools. In her free time, Dorothy enjoyed traveling, collecting, and boating.
Dorothy was the loving sister of the late Norbert (Jane) Madison. Cherished aunt of Thomas (Laura), Dorothy (David) Maki, John, Norbert Jr. (Gretchen), Michael (Susan), Mary Kay (Michael) LaChance, and Mark. Beloved great aunt of 9 and great-great aunt of 4. Dear friend of the late Susan Kennedy.
A Memorial Mass for Dorothy will be held on Saturday May 8, 2021 at 10 am at St. Clare of Montefalco, 1401 Whittier Road, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230. Cremation arrangements entrusted to Chas. Verheyden, Inc - Grosse Pointe.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Dorothy's name to the Solanus Casey Center, 1780 Mt. Elliott St., Detroit, MI 48207.
On behalf of the Capuchin brothers I offer my deepest sympathies on the passing of Dorothy. It is truly humbling to receive memorial donations in honor of Dorothy's life. Please be assured of the brother's prayers for the entire Madison family during this great time of grief. May perpetual light shine upon Dorothy.
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