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Madeleine A. Downes

March 22, 1933 ~ January 17, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Madeleine Downes Obituary

Madeleine A. Downes, a resident of Sayville since 1966, died on Wednesday, January 17, 2024.  Madeleine worked as an office manager with Mass Mutual Insurance for many years.  She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and in her spare time loved the opera and gardening.

Mrs. Downes is survived by her daughter; Jane DeBeauchamp of Sayville, her son; Richard Jr. and his wife Pattyann Candy of Ronkonkoma, as well as her grandchildren; Billy DeBeauchamp and his wife Sharon, Cheryl Coletti and her husband Chris, Richard III (Ricky) , and Patrick Downes and Alexa (Lex) Hamblin.  Madeleine was predeceased by her husband; Richard, and by two daughters; Catherine and Suzanne.

Friends and relatives will gather on Sunday, January 21st, 2-4:30 & 7-9:30 p.m. at Raynor & D’Andrea Funeral Home in West Sayville.  A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, January 22nd at 10 a.m. at St. Lawrence RC Church in Sayville and interment will follow at Cypress Hills Cemetery in Brooklyn.

In lieu of flowers, contributions made in Madeleine’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, are appreciated by the family.

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January 21, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Raynor & D'Andrea Funeral Homes
245 Main St.
West Sayville, NY 11796

January 21, 2024

7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Raynor & D'Andrea Funeral Homes
245 Main St.
West Sayville, NY 11796

Funeral Mass
January 22, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Lawrence RC Church
240 W Main Street
Sayville, NY 11782

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856


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