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Madelyn Patricia Phelan McAllister
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1936
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 2004
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA


Born, 14 October, 1936, at the Thresian House in Waltham, Massachusetts. Her parents lived in Watertown, Massachusetts in September, 1948. Madelyn graduated from St. Patrick's Catholic School, Watertown, Massachusetts. She was a cheerleader for the high school basketball team. After graduating, she worked as a secretary at Raytheon in Waltham, Massachusetts. She married William J McAllister, on August, 1960. Bill was born on 20 May, 1933. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, after his discharge he attended Boston College. He went to college with Bob, Madelyn's older brother. Bob introduced Bill to Madelyn. After their marriage they moved to Connecticut. Bill worked for Pratt and Whitney at the time. In 1966, they moved to Reading, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. In 1984 they were still living there and Bob was a Purchasing Manager specialist for Digital, in Maynard, Massachusetts, and Madelyn worked part-time at the Winchester Hospital gift shop. They had nine children, Patricia, born 17 May, 1961; Karen, born 30 May, 1964; Colleen, born 28 October, 1965; Kathleen Delia, born 21 July, 1968; Susan, born June, 1971; Janice, born 20 July, 1976; Madelyn had three other sons, two pasted away in their seventh and eighth months in 1966-1967, and another one in 1974 after he lived for only 3 to 4 hours.

Obituary Notice; The Boston Globe, 6 July, 2004

McALLISTER, Madelyn Patricia (Phelan) of Reading formerly of Watertown July 4, 2004 suddenly at the age of 67. Beloved wife of William J. 'Bill'' McAllister. Devoted mother of Tricia McMillan and her husband Greg of Easton, Karen M. Smith and her husband George of Marshfield, Colleen M. Golden and her husband Matthew of Hanover, Kathleen D. Gosnell and her husband Kevin of Hanson, Susan J. McAllister of Malden and Janice M. McAllister of Reading, loving grandmother of Michael and John McMillan, Danny and Kellie Smith, Charlie, Clare and Jack Golden, Scotty, Jake and Joey Gosnell. Devoted sister of Helen Noonan of Waltham and also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home, 25 Sanborn St. (Corner of Woburn St.) READING Friday, July 9 at 8am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Agnes Church, 186 Woburn St., Reading at 9. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Funeral Home visiting hours Wed. 6-9 and Thurs. 5-9. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery, W. Roxbury. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Madelyn's memory to Angel Flight NE Lawrence Municipal Airport, 492 Sutton St., N. Andover, MA 01845.

Saint Joseph Cemetery
West Roxbury
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
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Madelyn Patricia <i>Phelan</i> McAllister
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