MILLINOCKET – Madolyn Mary Enright, wife of the late Jerry Enright, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at Katahdin Health Care. She was born Sept. 5, 1907, in Benedicta, daughter of John and Teresa (Rush) McAvoy.
She grew up in Benedicta, graduating from St. Benedict’s High School, class of 1925. She married Jerry Enright, Aug. 29, 1933, and was his devoted wife until his death March 9, 1973. They lived in Alston, Mass., and later Medford, Mass., until Jerry’s retirement. In early 1962 they moved to Millinocket to be near family. Madolyn was an excellent cook, whose lemon meringue and butterscotch pies were always requested for family get-togethers. She was also known for her divinity fudge. Madolyn was a member of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, now known as Christ the Divine Mercy Parish. She was a lifelong devoted Catholic.
She is survived by special nieces, Therese McLaughlin, Jeanne and Arthur Dentremont, Christine and Wendall McNally; and niece-in-law, Christine Cummings. She is also survived by several other nieces, nephews, cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews, including John McLaughlin, who was a frequent visitor through the years. In addition to her parents and husband, Madolyn was predeceased by her brother, Everett McAvoy; sisters, Dorothy Pooler and Frances Cummings; and nephew, Joe Cummings. Madolyn’s nieces express their gratitude to the caring staff of Katahdin Health Care for the excellent care Madolyn received during her five years of residency there.
There will be no visiting hours. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Christ the Divine Mercy Parish at St. Martin of Tours, 19 Colby St., Millinocket, with Deacon Danny Watson, presiding. Gifts in memory of Madolyn may be sent to Katahdin Area Support Group, 10 Field St., Millinocket, ME 04462. Arrangements are by Lamson Funeral Home, Millinocket. Messages of condolence may be expressed at