Passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the age of 88 years with her loving family at her side. Loving wife to the late James Batte (Oct 31, 1990) whom she travelled the world with.  Beloved daughter of the late James Roy Hamil & Ida Belle (Simington). She leaves behind her loving baby brother, Ross Hamil & wife Joyce (France), whom Madeline treated like a loving sister.
Predeceased by brothers Ervin (1999), Walter (1943 missing in action over Hanover Germany) and Gordon (1981). Special Aunt to Kim & Steve Budinsky, loving aunt to Barb & Ryan Bidan, Suzanne Hamil, Ruth Clackett, Helen Massecar, David Hamil, Jack & Pam Hamelin, & the late Mary Lou Hamelin. Beloved God mother to Bradley Hamelin. Great Aunt to Louann, Tim, Paul, Wayne, David, and Carol. Ross would like to thank Kim and Steve and family for their loving dedication to his sister for many years. The family would like to thank Extendicare South Wood Lakes for the kindness and compassion shown to Madeline and her family. If you so desire memorial donations to Windsor & Essex County Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Sunday 2-5 p.m. Funeral Monday 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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