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Obituary for Madeline Washington
Madeline Washington, age 73 of Kunkletown formerly of East Orange, NJ passed away February 11th at Pocono Health System Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care in East Stroudsburg. Madeline was the loving wife of the late Walter E. Washington who passed away on November 22, 2016. She was born in Bronx, NY on February 18, 1943, daughter of the late Alexander and Adele (Segal) Lass. Madeline had worked as a nurse for Medical Associates of Monroe County in East Stroudsburg for 20 years. Prior to that she worked at the Stroud Manor in East Stroudsburg. Madeline was an active community member having volunteered for Operation Touch of Home in Gilbert and volunteered her time delivering Meals on Wheels. She served as Vice President of the Stroudsburg Little Bethel Historical Association in Stroudsburg. We have been blessed with the presence of Madeline in our lives. She will be missed by her son: Jason McKnight of Cranbury, NJ; a sister in Law: Susan Lass of Bethesda, Maryland; a granddaughter: Portia McKnight of Pen Argyl. She was preceded in death by a brother: Jack Lass. No services are scheduled at this time. Memorial donations may be made In Loving Memory of Madeline Washington to: Western Pocono Community Library, 131 Pilgrim Way, Brodheadsville, PA 18322 or Planned Parenthood of Monroe County, 28 N 7th St, Stroudsburg, PA 18360. Gower Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Route 209, Gilbert, PA is in charge of arrangements. www.gowerfuneralhome.com
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