OBITUARY: Madeline F. Paradis, 77

Below is an obituary from Chandler Funeral Home:

FALMOUTH, ME — Madeline F. Paradis, 77, of Sumner Maine, passed away on November 8, 2022 at Sedgewood Commons in Falmouth, ME. She was born on March 20, 1945 in Chelsea, Massachusetts the daughter of Howard Haumann and Margaret (Peters) Haumann. Madeline grew up in Chelsea and graduated from Saint Rose High School. After high school, she enjoyed traveling with her friends, and went on to work for Prudential in Boston. In 1971, she got married to her life partner Gary J. Paradis. They settled down in Wilmington, Massachusetts where they went on to raise 3 children.

In 1986 they moved to Sumner, Maine where they continued to build their life. Gary and Madeline purchased a local corner store, which quickly became an essential hub for the community. Madeline was often found working the kitchen and making home cooked meals. She was well known for her blueberry muffins and pies and enjoyed canning fruits and vegetables. She was known to be a very kind and loving woman to all and would do anything for her family and friends. One of her great treasures was hosting friends and family at their cottage in Cascumpec Prince Edward Island, listening to local music and attending church picnics there.

Madeline is survived by her children; Son Andre Paradis and his partner Kim Rac and his daughters Emilie and Olivia Paradis; Son Pierre Paradis and his partner Anna Guare; Daughter Monique Kady and husband Scott Kady; 4 siblings and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband Gary Paradis, as well as her parents Howard and Margaret Haumann and 3 siblings.

The family would like to thank the exceptional staff at Sedgewood Commons in Falmouth for their hard work and compassionate care.

At the family’s request there will be no services.

Services are under the care of Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 45 Main Street, South Paris, ME 04281. Online condolences may be shared with her family at

Madeline F. Paradis

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