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“In a school full of great teachers, Mrs. Madden was one of the best. Smart, kind, and totally in command of the room. I had her junior year, and she...Read More »
1 of 38 | Posted by: Thomas Sullivan - GREENWICH, CT

“My sincerest condolences to the entire Madden family. I didn't have the privilege of meeting Ms. Madden but I believe that I may know her brother-in...Read More »
2 of 38 | Posted by: Sandy (Santamarie) Listro - MA

“We were so saddened to hear of Mary's passing. She was such a wonderful, funloving lady. She had an infectious smile. It was a blessing that she...Read More »
3 of 38 | Posted by: Judy and Dick Fraser - Bradenton, FL

“Mary was an exceptional human being. She silently stood by and smiled while I, unaware of her profession, berated Math teachers like only an ignorant...Read More »
4 of 38 | Posted by: Kara McGillicuddy - Winchester, MA

“We have been blessed to know Mary and to have her as part of our lives. Our deepest sympathy to all. Love the Winchester McGillicuddys ”
5 of 38 | Posted by: Mary McGrath McGillicuddy - MA

“I was always a pretty good student and did fairly well with my grades, but math was my weakness and algebra was the toughest struggle of all. I...Read More »
6 of 38 | Posted by: Mark McNulty - Pembroke, MA

“I loved my cousin Mary. Today I had the privilege of attending a gathering of her friends and family to celebrate her life. Just as she set the bar...Read More »
7 of 38 | Posted by: Frank Madden - Quincy, MA

“Mary was a dear friend and colleague. She was loved by all. She embodied the Jesuit spirit and motto for she truly was a "woman for others".To all...Read More »
8 of 38 | Posted by: Michael Moschella - BOSTON, MA

“Dear Anne,Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your dear sister. I am so impressed with the heartfelt messages from her former...Read More »
9 of 38 | Posted by: Ellen Ahearn - Family Friend

“Our deepest sympathy Madden Family. Mary's picture captures her bubbly personality..a warm smile which was followed a kind word. May she RIP ”
10 of 38 | Posted by: Jean and Jim Hunt - Dorchester, MA

“To the Madden Family;Please accept my deepest sympathies. Miss Madden affected many lives, whether she taught them or simply by her caring presence....Read More »
11 of 38 | Posted by: Michael Sullivan - Cambridge, MA

“Ms. Madden was my freshman year Algebra teacher at BC High. I was not a great math student. I had always struggled with math in general and it was...Read More »
12 of 38 | Posted by: Matthew Tosiello - Arlington, VA

“What a wonderful teacher and a great woman! She was my favorite teacher at BC High and I can still remember her broad smile vividly. My condolences...Read More »
13 of 38 | Posted by: Jack Roma, Class of 96 - Student

“I am so sorry for your family's. loss. I first met Mary when my oldest son applied for admission to BCHigh. he has since graduated and my youngest...Read More »
14 of 38 | Posted by: Diane dargon - norwell, MA

“Dear Ann and family,I am so very sorry to hear of your sister Mary's passing. What an amazing person she must have been. I am very moved by all of...Read More »
15 of 38 | Posted by: Sheila Walsh - Hingham, MA

“To Mary's loving family, I'm so sorry for the loss of our dear Mary. I consider myself so blessed to have had her as a friend for all these years...Read More »
16 of 38 | Posted by: Bob Peloquin - Hull, MA - Friend

“In the short time I knew Mary at Compass on the Bay it was easy to tell what a great person she was. She would always talk about her wonderful career...Read More »
17 of 38 | Posted by: Michael Wilson - South Boston, MA

“Ms Madden was extremely supportive of me while I struggled during my first two years at BC High and especially when taking math courses. The...Read More »
18 of 38 | Posted by: Dudney Sylla - Boston, MA

“I first knew her as an amazing teacher, dedicated to her students and BC High. That, I learned, was who she was: someone who cared about others and...Read More »
19 of 38 | Posted by: Gerard Waggett - Dorchester, MA

“On behalf of the LaCourt/McGrath family, we would like to express our deepest condolences on Mary's passing to the Madden family. She was a dear...Read More »
20 of 38 | Posted by: Michael LaCourt - Weymouth, MA

“While I never had her as a teacher, she was always very friendly to me at school and interested in how I was doing. Further, I worked at the Fruit...Read More »
21 of 38 | Posted by: Patrick Butler - Milton, MA

“We will always remember Mary as a great neighbor and friend. May she rest in peace. ”
22 of 38 | Posted by: Bill & Betty Brackett 'OFD - MA

“She was a wonderful teacher and cared deeply about all her students. ”
23 of 38 | Posted by: Gregory Tasonis - Peachtree City, GA

“so sorry for your loss. ”
24 of 38 | Posted by: Carol O'Donnell May - Winthrop, MA

“To Mary's family, thank you for sharing her with all of us who were blessed to have known and loved her as students at BC High. In 1978 as a junior...Read More »
25 of 38 | Posted by: Carroll Coletti - Milton, MA

“My sincere condolences to the family on Ms. Madden's passing. As one of those students who benefited from her knowledge, patience, guidance and...Read More »
26 of 38 | Posted by: Doug MacNeil - Walpole, MA

“Over all the many years I spent in school, I don't think I've had a better teacher than Mary Madden. I wasn't particularly gifted at math at 16, but...Read More »
27 of 38 | Posted by: Matt Rusteika - Salem, MA

“One of my all time favorite teachers at BC High. She not only cared about seeing you succeed in her classroom, she was always interested in how you...Read More »
28 of 38 | Posted by: Mike Feehily - Scituate, MA

“She was a patient caring teacher who helped many students to learn mathematics. Her contributions both inside and outside of the classroom helped to...Read More »
29 of 38 | Posted by: Robert O'Connell - Springfield

“Many of us from the BCH class of 93 are sharing how sorry we are to hear this news on Facebook. "Wonderful," "greatest," and "favorite" is how she...Read More »
30 of 38 | Posted by: Joseph Zaino - Watertown, MA

“To all the Madden family,,My sincere sympathy to Ann, Dot and Bob, Bobby and all the extended family on the loss of your dear Mary, a very beautiful...Read More »
31 of 38 | Posted by: Irene Duff - Dorchester, MA

“Sorry for you loss. I went to high school with Mary and remember her fondly. She was always very friendly to everyone. She was also a great basket...Read More »
32 of 38 | Posted by: Claire Colman Mc Tavish - MA

“We are so sorry for your loss . She was a pleasure to take care of , it was amazing how many people she taught at BC that crossed her path BMC . She...Read More »
33 of 38 | Posted by: Julie Swain - Braintree, MA

“Bobby; So sorry to hear about your sister. She was always a favorite of my sons at B.C. High. Best, Jim ”
34 of 38 | Posted by: Jim King - Dorchester, MA

“Dear Mr. & Mrs. Mullen & Family-I am saddened to hear of Mary's passing. She ALWAYS had a smile on her face and a beautiful story to share. She will...Read More »
35 of 38 | Posted by: Toni-Jo Birk - Westhampton Beach, NY

“To all of Mary's family I am very sorry for your loss. Mary was a wonderful woman. May she rest in peace. ”
36 of 38 | Posted by: Linda Monahan - Humarock, MA

“I'm so sorry to hear this. She was such a lovely and cheerful person. Sincere condolences from my Dad and me. ”
37 of 38 | Posted by: Stacey Coyne - Boston, MA

“Sorry for your loss she was a lovely lady ”
38 of 38 | Posted by: Mary Noel Ritchie - DORCHESTER, MA


MADDEN, Mary M. In Dorchester, August 8th.
Beloved daughter of the late Edward G. and Mary M. (MacIsaac) Madden.
Loving sister of Virginia and her husband Hugh Mullen of Marshfield, Anne Fancelli and her late husband Dario, Robert Madden, Dorothy and her husband Robert Dunford, all of Dorchester, and the late Edward and his wife Barbara Madden, and Jack Madden.
Favorite aunt of Laura Ortiz, Kelly Collins, Christopher Mullen, Michael Mullen, Kevin Mullen, Julie Mullen, Beth Donovan, Dario Fancelli, Joseph Madden, Brian Dunford, Sarah Zaphiris, and Molly Murphy.
Survived by many grandnieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.
Mary was a retired math teacher at Boston College High School for 29 years and part of the B.C. High family for almost 40 years.
Mary's family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the doctors, nurses, and staff at Compass on the Bay, the Bostonian Nursing Home, and Boston Medical Center, for their care and kindness to her and her family.
A celebration of Mary's life will be held with a memorial visitation at B.C. High, on Friday morning, August 12, at 9 A.M.
Followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 A.M.
Relatives and friends invited.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's memory may be made to Boston College High School, 150 Morrissey Boulevard, Dorchester, MA 02125.