Madeline J. Kilponen


1923 – 2015

Hampton, N.H. — Madeline J. Kilponen, 91, formerly of Farmington, died Friday morning, Aug. 21, at Oceanside Nursing Home in Hampton.

She was born Nov. 13, 1923, in Ft. Fairfield, a daughter of John F. and Pearl Mary (Johndro) Pond. In May of 1946, she married Harold A. Kilponen. He died Dec. 23, 2003. She worked as a credit manager at Sears in Farmington for over 30 years. She was an accomplished artist and enjoyed studying family history and the history of Farmington.

She is survived by a son, Harold Kilponen Jr. and his wife, Jean-Ann, of New Hampshire; four brothers, Philip, Bob, Burpy and Richard; three sisters, Virginia, Emma-Jane and Connie; a special niece, Linda Collins and her husband, Mike; a granddaughter, Gabrielle; many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by three brothers, Jon, Gerald and Maurice; and a sister, Geraldine.

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