Madeline M. Brown obituary
RUMFORD -- Madeline M. Brown, 80 died on November 18, 2010 at the Rumford Hospital. She was a resident of Rumford.
Born in Rumford on April 6, 1930, she was a daughter of James and Bambina (Ciccarelli) Lavorgna. She was a graduate of Stephens High School with the Class of 1948.
She worked for Oxford Paper Company until her retirement and afterwards worked for BJ’S in Auburn.
Madeline was a communicant of St. Athanasius-St. John Church. She was a member of and past president of Napoleon Ouellette Post #24 American Legion Ladies Aux., LeParesseux Snowshoe Club, Robert Shand Post #1641 Ladies Aux., and St. Timothy Circle #504, Daughters of Isabella, Rumford Falls Aerie # 1248, FOE.
She was married in Rumford on April 28, 1951 to the late Eugene A. Brown, who died in 1971.
Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Brown of Rumford; a son, Nicholas Brown and his wife, Sue of Mexico; two brothers, Anthony Lavorgna and his wife, Gloria of Mexico, Nicholas Lavorgna and his wife, Pauline of Peru; a step granddaughter, Niki Keogh and her husband, Patrick of Florida; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers; Michael and James Lavorgna and a sister Elizabeth LaRocca.
She will be remembered for her Christmas Eve dinners, lasagna and Italian cookies
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Athanasius-St. John Church in Rumford. Interment will be in St John Cemetery, Rumford.