Peacefully with her family at her side in Ottawa, in her 88th year. Born in Burin, Newfoundland.
Beloved wife for more than 61 years of the late Gerald Francis Sweeney.
Predeceased by 8 brothers and sisters. Survived by her sisters Agnes and Theresa.
Lovingly missed by her children Margaret Porter (Donald), Louis (Louise), Simon (Ona), Rita (Peter Hughes), Gerard (Christine Murphy) and Gerald. Grandmother of James Porter, Tina Porter, Jeremie Sweeney, Shawna Pecoskie, Grant Kellett, Lindsay Berberich, Gregory Sweeney, Tom Sweeney, Jared Sweeney. Great Grandmother to Dylan, Emelye, Tamara, Nathaniel and Desmond.
Heartfelt thanks to the wonderful staff of the Perley Rideau Veterans Health Centre for their compassion and supportive care. Family and friends are invited to visit the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue (at Richmond Road), Ottawa, on Thursday October 11 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church at 153 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, at 11:00 am on Friday, October 12, 2012. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Madeline to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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