LOWVILLE, NY – Madalene R. Mackey, 88, formerly of the Waters Road, Lowville died Sunday afternoon, Nov. 15, 2020, at Lewis County Health System. Mrs. Mackey was a resident of the nursing home.
Born Oct. 1, 1932, in Mannsville, the daughter of the late William “Donald” and Florence (Gardner) Robbins, she attended Lowville Free Academy.
She worked for the former Veneer Works in Lowville and retired from East Road Adult Home.
Madalene was predeceased by her three husbands. She was united in marriage to Theldon E. Crouse on Aug. 11, 1951, Robert S. Hulbert on May 30, 1964, and William J. “Stub” Mackey on Aug. 26, 1977.
She is survived by her five children, Dennis T. (Cindy) Crouse; Terry M. Crouse; Richard E. (Darlene) Crouse; Candy L. (Loren) Haggerty; and Lori S. (Edward) Darling-Johnson; her step daughter, Karen F. (H. Gary) Brown; her brother, Carl (Shirley) Robbins; her grandchildren, Denise, Laura, Keith, Jami, Teri, Derek, Casey, Melinda, Shauna, Gary, Ryan, Luke, and Dylan, her 18 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Madalene was predeceased by a son-in-law, William E. Darling, Jr., her infant brother, Burton, four sisters, Beatrice Crump, Audrey Ingersoll, and Arlene Pastella, Beverly Minasian, and three brothers, Lyle, Clyde, and Keith Robbins.
Madalene enjoyed knitting “socks”, sewing and quilting, loved to dance, the jitter bug, the Polka, and listening to country music.
She was a great New England Patriots fan and loved Tom Brady.
Her family and grandchildren were her pride and joy.
Private burial will be held in Beaches Bridge Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.sundquistfh.com