Ann T. (Gorman) MaddenApril 27, 1932 ~ October 12, 2017 (age 85)
Ann T. (Gorman) Madden, 85, a former resident of Framingham, Concord and Kingston, died on Thursday October 12, 2017, following a lengthy illness. Born in Quincy, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Margaret (Williams) Gorman, and the beloved wife of the late Thomas F. Madden, Jr.
Ann was raised in Newton where she attended Sacred Heart School from elementary through high school. Following graduation, she earned her degree at secretarial school and entered the workforce. In 1953 she met Thomas and in 1954 they married. Together they raised a family of five children until Thomas’ untimely death in 1975. Ann rejoined the workforce as a secretary, an occupation she remained in for most of her life. In her later years Ann, spent much of her time at the Kingston Senior Center, where she formed many lasting friendships, running various activities.
Ann loved the beach, especially Cape Cod where she would spend every summer with her family. She was a lifelong Red Sox fan like her father, and enjoyed visiting casinos, playing bingo, and shopping. She was also an avid tennis player.
More than anything Ann enjoyed spending time with her children, Thomas & his wife Lena of Wolfeboro, NH, Janice Wexler & her husband Jonathan of Manchester-by-the-Sea, Paula Bent & her husband Stephen of Kingston, and Diane King & her husband Michael of Douglas; her 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; her sister Margaret Gorman, her brother Edward Gorman, and many nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, Ann was predeceased by her daughter Sharon Lane & her husband Bradley, and her brother Joseph Gorman.
Family and friends will honor and remember Ann’s life by gathering for visiting hours in the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St. Framingham on Monday, October 16th from 3 – 7 P.M. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Stephen’s Church, 221 Concord St. Framingham on Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock. Interment will follow in St. Stephen’s Cemetery.
Remembrances may be made in Ann’s name to: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284, www.dana-farber.org/gift.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
P.O. Box 849168, Boston MA 02284