Sister Madeleine Jude Hamilton, S.S.J. (formerly Margaret Veronica Hamilton), age 81, died March 23.
The daughter of the late Leroy Warren Hamilton and Margaret (nee Jordan) Hamilton, she attended St. William School and John W. Hallahan High School in Philadelphia.
In September 1969 she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph, Chestnut Hill, and professed her final vows in 1977.
Sister Madeleine ministered in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
The sister of Charles and James Hamilton and the late Francis Hamilton, she is also survived by nieces, nephews and two grandnephews, as well as members of her congregation, the Sisters of St. Joseph.
Services were held privately at St. Joseph Villa, Flourtown on April 9.
Donations may be made in Sister Madeleine’s name to Saint Joseph Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Ave., Flourtown, PA 19031.
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