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Obituary for Anne Madden (Bookless)

Anne Madden (Bookless)
Anne Bookless Madden, 93, of Brick passed away peacefully on Monday, July 9, 2018 at The Chelsea in Brick. Mrs. Madden was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was born in Bayonne in 1925, and lived in Clark for 50 years, and was an active member of St. John the Apostle church. For many years, she and her husband, Dan volunteered to serve the homeless and underprivileged at St. Joseph’s Social Service Center. Anne moved to Brick 14 years ago, where she was a communicant at the Church of Epiphany. She was an active member of the Greenbrier II community, especially by sharing her talents with the Greenbrier quilting group. Anne was proud to be the child of immigrants from Scotland, and she was happy to have had a few chances to visit the country of her ancestors.
She was predeceased by her loving husband, Daniel James Madden in 1999; parents, Alexander and Annie Bookless; brother, William Bookless; and by her niece, Patricia Bookless.
Surviving are her sons, William Madden and his wife, Trudy of Hillsborough, and Daniel Madden of White House Station; daughters, Maureen Flynn of Bernardsville, Diane Guididas and her husband, James of Leland, NC, Mary Lou McGuinness and her husband, Dennis of Brick and Nancy Sosky and her husband, Steven of Langhorne, PA; niece, Barbara Covino and her husband, Roy of Manchester; sisters-in-law, Frances Madden of Linden and Louise Hoffman of Clark; 20 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting will be on Wednesday from 4-8pm at the O’Brien Funeral Home 505 Burnt Tavern Road, Brick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday 11am at Epiphany RC Church, Brick. Final interment will take place privately at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Rahway at a later date. Donations may be made in her name to St. Joseph Social Service Center, 118 Division Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07201.
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