Madaleine Whitehouse passed away peacefully on February 2, 2021 at Carriage Hill Assisted Living in Madbury, NH after 96 years of living and loving.
Madaleine Cushing (Morgan) Whitehouse was born in Newton, MA, March 28, 1924, the youngest child of six children to Chester Dwight Morgan and Madaleine Cushing (Fraser) Morgan. She graduated from Watertown High School (MA) in 1942. She was a charter member of “Rainbow Girls” in Watertown,MA. Madaleine was an active member of the St. John’s Methodist Episcopal Church in Watertown. She graduated from the Cambridge Mt. Auburn Hospital School of Nursing in 1945 as an RN.
On August 24, 1946, she married Robert Andrew Whitehouse from Dover, NH. While living in Rollinsford, she worked in the Pediatric, Med-Surg and Obstetric wards of Wentworth Douglass Hospital as well as at Whitehouse Opticians as Treasurer.
Some of her community activities were: President of the Managers at the Dover Children’s Home, a member of the Dover Women’s Club, a member of Church Women United and volunteered at Rollinsford Grade School.
She was an active member of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Dover, NH in many ways including FISH (driving for cancer patients), WISH, Church Council, Care Team, Taught Sunday school (K) and was a Den mother. She made thousands of cookies and desserts for the Dover Friendly Kitchen, Soup Kitchen, Bloodmobile, etc… as well as for family and friends and church members if they were ill, sad, had a loss or even for joyous occasions.
She is survived by and will be missed by 3 children: Jay Whitehouse & wife Denise from Rollinsford, Jan Whitten of Gonic and Jon Whitehouse & wife Nancy from Rollinsford; eight grandchildren: Cheri Butler, Kristiana Bennett , Aimee Krauss, Kirsten Bennett, Thomas Whitehouse, Kurt Bennett, Ashlee Whitehouse and Brittany Whitehouse as well as eight great-grandchildren: Brian Whitehouse, Olivia Krauss, Kuron Moo-Young, Sophia Krauss, Ming-Kai Moo-Young, Emily Whitehouse, Dylan Whitehouse and Kennedy Bennett.
She is currently tap dancing in heaven…
A Memorial Service will be postponed until Covid allows us to meet again in person.