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Obituary for Mrs. Francese Madge Farwell

April 6, 1928 - August 24, 2018
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 90


Francese Madge Farwell 90, of Bedford NH passed away peacefully on August 24, 2018, at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester NH surrounded by her family.

Madge was born in Ischua New York on April 6th, 1928 to Daniel G. Farwell and Freda Leach.

Ms. Farwell was an avid member and sponsor for Alcoholics Anonymous contributing 48 years of work to helping others find their path in life as she did. Madge also was a strong member of Weight Watchers, instructing members for 36 years helping them achieve their goals and to live a healthier life style. Madge really enjoyed nature, going for walks and anything outdoors. She was very competitive and took part in the Senior Olympics in swimming.

Madge was a loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother. She was an inspiration to many, anyone that had the pleasure of meeting her knows that she was very outgoing. She loved conversation and had a heart of gold. She will truly be missed by all those who she touched.

Madge had five children. She is survived by Daniel Donnelly of Ft Myers FL, Joseph Donnelly of Cape Cod MA, Thomas Donnelly of Londonderry NH, and Sarah Rose of Manchester NH. She leaves a legacy of 14 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and close friends. She was predeceased by her daughter Patricia Woodham of Bonfay FL.

A Memorial Mass will be held Wednesday September 5th, 2018. The Mass will be held at 9AM at St Elizabeth Seton Church, 190 Meetinghouse Road, Bedford NH, 03110

For those who wish to donate. Please send flowers to St. Elizabeth Seton Church or to a nonprofit sober program of your choosing.

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  • St. Elizabeth Seton Church
    190 Meetinghouse Road
    Bedford, NH 03110

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Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Hanover Street

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
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