Juliette Madden
Juliette Madden

Obituary of Juliette Madden

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Juliette Giacomini Madden, 93, of Sandy Hook, VA, formerly of Morgantown for over 60 years, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 31, 2022. Juliette was born July 23, 1929 in Eynon, PA, the daughter of the late Frank and Francesca (Puletti) Giacomini. As a child, she studied Latin and violin, then went on to graduate from beauty college in Scranton, PA. She was fluent in Italian and her delicious Italian nut rolls and pizzelle will be missed by all. Julie was a wonderful mother, outstanding grandmother and great grandmother and loving friend. She is survived by her daughters, Elaine (William) DeBerry of Charlotte, NC, Donna (Ernie) Colsmann of Morgantown, & Francy Hoff of Charlotte, NC; son, James Donald (Janet) Madden II of Sandy Hook, VA; her seven honey bunnies Matthew DeBerry, Lindsay (Jose) Mendes, Mackenzie (Eric) Veugeler, Mallory (Jason) Colsmann, Katie (Andrew) Hudson, Kristina Hoff Ph.D., and John (Jessica) Hoff. She is also survived by her eight great-grandchildren, Caroline Mendes, Gage, Mason and Mila Veugeler, Olivia and Aubrey Pell, David and Jacob Hoff and, Alexander Hudson, due in March 2023. She is also survived by sisters, Sestine Avaltrony, Diane Moynihan and brother, Harold Giacomini. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, James Donald (Don) Madden in November 2000; her twin brother, Romeo Giacomini; three sisters; four older brothers; and son-in-law, David Hoff. Friends and family will be received at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, One Guthrie Lane, Morgantown, on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 from 6 – 8 pm Visitation will continue on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at the church from 10 am until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am with Msgr. Anthony Cincinnati as Celebrant. There will be an interment at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens. Hastings Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.hastingsfuneralhome.com
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church
One Guthrie Lane
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States


11:00 am
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church
1 Guthrie Lane
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
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Juliette Madden

1929 - 2022

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