Madeline Pearl (Boger) Pelletier
May 28, 1934 – April 11, 2015
Madeline Pearl (Boger) Pelletier, known fondly as “Boots,” age 80, of Newark, DE, and formerly of Bridgeton, NJ and New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 11, 2015.
Born in Footdale, PA on May 28, 1934, Madeline was a daughter of the late Charles Boger and Josephine (Hennessey) Boger. She was a talented homemaker, who devoted her life to caring for others and in her later years, worked as a certified home health aide.
Madeline was a former member of St. Teresa Church in Bridgeton, NJ and a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church in New Castle for over 20 years. Active in her community, she gave of her time and talents as a volunteer to many different organizations, but was especially active with the American Red Cross. Madeline enjoyed fishing and traveling and loved spending time with her family at the shore. A loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, she will be dearly missed.
In addition to her parents, Madeline was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Boger, Jr. She is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years, Francis Eugene Pelletier; daughters, Yvonne Crouch (Ronald) of Bridgeton, NJ, Cindy Roames (Glen) of Bridgeton, NJ, Josephine Godwin (Larry) of New Castle, DE, Annette Pierce (Kevin Hodapp) of East Brunswick, NJ and Michelle Rossi (Robert) of New Castle, DE; sisters, Arlene McKay and Kathy Kuack; 12 grandchildren; and 8 great grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Thursday evening, April 16, 2015 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am on Friday morning, April 17, 2015, at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720. Interment will follow in Overlook Cemetery, 100 Overlook Drive, Bridgeton, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Madeline’s name may be made to Our Lady of Fatima Church, at the address listed above.