HOPKINTON – Madeline J. Norton, 88, of Hopkinton passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at her home surrounded by family.
Born in Natick, she was the daughter of the late John and June (Sobieski) Garvey and wife of the late Henry “Bud” Norton who died in 1985.
Madeline worked as a bookkeeper for many years for St. John the Evangelist Church in Hopkinton and later St. Bridget Church in Maynard.
She will be remembered for her love of family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mrs. Norton is survived by her children: Debi Womack and her husband Steven; Jack Norton and his wife Robin; Nancy Cotter; Jim Norton and his wife Alison; and Madelyn Joyce and her husband John; 12 grandchildren; Melissa Danielli and her husband Neer, Darcy Repucci and her husband Nate, Jason Wright and his wife Colleen, Justin Norton and his wife Lauren, Michael Norton and his wife Holly, Steve Womack, Sam Harris and her husband Jamie, Stefanie Johnson and her husband Dean, Marc Cotter, John Joyce and his fiancée Jamie Lewis, Shawn Womack and his fiancée MacKenzie, Julie Joyce and significant other Ben Fuller; 15 great grandchildren: Eyal Danielli, Shiri Danielli, Enzo Repucci, Braden Chapman, Zevi Danielli, Natan Danielli, Leili Danielli, Isabella Repucci, Leo Repucci, Ryleigh Harris, Declan Wright, James Harris, Finn Norton, Liam Norton and Jax Joyce; siblings: Jack and Erma Garvey, Linda Curley, Margie and Jim Young, Richard and Thayne Garvey, and Dan Norton. She was predeceased by Barbara and Bob Benedict, Janet Norton, Jean and Ray Blake, and Jim Garvey.
A Graveside Service will be held Friday Sept. 17 at 10:30 a.m. in St. John’s Cemetery, Mayhew Street in Hopkinton.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Framingham Heart Study Research Fund, 595 Commonwealth Ave., Suite 700, Boston, MA 02215.