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Madie D. Blaisdell



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Date published: 12/4/2012

Madie D. Blaisdell

Madie Dye Blaisdell, 85, of Hartwood passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at Hughes Home from complications of a fall on Veterans Day.

Mrs. Blaisdell was a native of Hartwood and a daughter of Benjamin and Aurie Dye. She was a graduate of Falmouth High School and a longtime member of Richland Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Eugene G. Blaisdell; children Vernon Blaisdell and wife Sandra of Hartwood, Bob Blaisdell and wife Lois of Fredericksburg and Nancy Harrison and husband Rodney of Manakin-Sabot; grandsons Everet Blaisdell and wife Lindsey of Hartwood, Michael Blaisdell of Virginia Beach and Casey Blaisdell and wife Carolyn of Stafford County; three great-grandchildren; brothers Olinger Dye and Judson Dye of Hartwood and Ben Dye of Garrisonville; sisters Geneva Pinard and Bernice Walker of Hartwood and Olivia Domzalski of Delaware; numerous nieces and nephews; and the extended family of Marcy Smith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers Astor, Baney and Lafayette Dye. The family extends special thanks to her two caregivers, Donna Dye and Laurel Yerena.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Her nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made in her name to Mary Washington Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, Va. 22407.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.