Madeline S. Barnes

Madeline (Strother) Barnes, on Monday, November 26, 2012.  Born October 3, 1938 to the late Louise Thacker Thomas and Francis Ray Strother, Sr.  She leaves behind her son Christopher Barnes, her daughter Eve Strother; siblings Gayle Thomas Baxter, Francis Ray Strother, Jr., and brother in law William Baxter; Aunts Anne Dove and Maria Yalou, her friend and companion of over 30 years, Roger Jean Baptist; a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, colleagues and students.  Madeline Barnes was a dedicated nurse and nurse instructor.  She traveled widely, was active with friends, nursing and cultural groups, and led a full and happy life. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 11:00 AM in St. Angela’s Church, 1548 Blue Hill Ave. (Rte 28) Mattapan, MA, with viewing from  10-11AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visitation will be held on Friday, November 30 at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, Dorchester LOWER MILLS  from 5-9 PM.  Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery.