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05/25/09 - NNHS Newsletter -
Madeline Boldin Gardner

Madeline Boldin Gardner
(d. 20 May 2009)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,    

   There is more sad news this morning.      Madeline Boldin Gardner, mother of    Gloria Gardner Willoughby ('65) of AZ and Michael Gardner of AZ, passed away in Tucson, Arizona on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at the age of 87. 

From the Daily Press - 05/25/09:  

         Madeline B. Gardner

    TUCSON, AZ. - Madeline B. Gardner, 87, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 in Tucson, Ariz. She was a former resident of Newport News.

Mrs. Gardner was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Gardner; her parents, Walter Earnest Boldin and Blanche Eva Chambers Boldin; and her brother, Jack.

Mrs. Gardner leaves behind to cherish her memories a daughter, Gloria Willoughby of Tucson; son, Michael Gardner of Tucson; sister, Julia Cox; brothers, Max, Earnest, John, Hal and Harold Boldin; three grandchildren, Ronald Fletcher, Christopher and Danielle Mulvey; four great-grandchildren, Britni and Lauren Fletcher, James Hines and Aidan Mulvey; and 15 nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601. Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at Peninsula Funeral Home with burial to follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.

Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at

Published in the Daily Press from 5/25/2009 - 5/26/2009.
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May 26, 2009

Sorry for the loss of your mother I remembered her and your dad when I lived in Seven Oaks.
~ Rick Billings, Concord, North Carolina
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May 26, 2009

Gloria, so sorry to hear of your loss. Your mom was a real lady and I know you will miss her very much.
~ Karen Massa, Hilton, New York
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   Our deepest condolences are extended to Mrs. Gardner's entire family and their friends at this time.

  Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty 

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