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Madeleine L. Despins

Obituary for Madeleine L. Despins

December 17, 1923 - June 1, 2019
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 95

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Madeleine L. (Remillard) Despins, 95, of Manchester, died June 1, 2019 at Maple Leaf Health Care Center after a period of declining health.

She was born in Lawrence, MA on December 17, 1923 and was the last surviving child of 14 children to Joseph and Mary (Jobin) Remillard. She graduated from Manchester West High School in 1942. She lived in Manchester for most of her life and had wintered in Florida with her husband, Arthur Z. Despins, for many years. He predeceased her in 2003.

Madeleine cherished time spent with her children and grandchildren.

The family includes six children, Suzanne Nelson of Portsmouth, Charlene Tremaine and her husband, Norman, of Manchester, Arthur Despins and his wife, Laurel, of Columbia, MO, William Despins and his wife, Monica, of Oak Hill, VA, Richard Despins and his wife, Robin, of Wakefield and Michael Despins and his wife, Laurie, of St. Johnsbury, VT; 12 grandchildren and many great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son-in-law, John Nelson.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Friday, June 7, 2019 at St. Peter Church, 567 Manchester Rd., Auburn. Committal prayers followed at St. Augustin Cemetery, South Beech Street, Manchester.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

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1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104
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