Madelyn S. Tupper


LISBON FALLS – Madelyn S. Tupper, 89, of 3 Ridge Road, Lisbon Falls, died Wednesday, May 3, at her home, with her loving family by her side.

She was born in Lisbon Falls, March 21, 1917, the daughter of Peter and Pauline Baker Barrett. She graduated from Lisbon Falls High School in the Class of 1934.

She worked as a cashier in the local theatre, the former Worumbo Manufacturing Co., Rosenberg’s Store and Jay Brush in Brunswick. During the war, she worked as a dental assistant in Louisiana.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Lisbon Falls, a charter member of the Daughters of Isabella and a member of the Noel Club.

Among her interests were sewing, quilting, stenciling and making rugs. She will be remembered for her cooking, especially her homemade breads and her beautiful prize winning flower gardens at her home. Her greatest pleasure in life was the time she spent with her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Lionel W. Tupper, whom she married Nov. 8, 1942; two daughters, Sharon Severson and her husband, Jerry, of Lakehead, Calif., and Janis Browning and her husband, Dennis, of Lisbon Falls; one son-in-law, Brad Danse of West Bowdoin; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, William Barrett and his wife, Helen, of Lisbon Falls and Bernard Barrett and his wife, Lucille, of Lewiston; also brother-in-law, Jackson and his wife, Alice Tupper, of Durham; and many caring nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Juline Danse in 2005; and her brothers, Donald Barrett in 1979 and Roland Barrett in 2004.

The Tupper family wishes to thank the staff and friends at the Lewiston-Auburn Kidney Center for their 11 years of care expressed to Madelyn.