Madeline J. Propst


CUMBERLAND - Our precious Mother, 93, Madeline J. Propst passed away Aug. 12, 2019.
Born Feb. 16, 1926, in Cumberland. She was preceded in death by her parents, Amedeo and Frances (Palumbo) Basile; and her beloved husband of 71 years, Floyd A. Propst.
Madeline was a 1944 graduate of St. Mary High School. She grew up in South Cumberland. She was a homemaker, and loved taking care of her family. She was a marvelous cook and baker, and was a very generous and giving person.
She is survived by three daughters, Mary Louise Slonaker, Cumberland, Lorraine Sturtz and husband, Robert, Frederick, and Brenda Erickson, Frederick; step-son, Donald L. Propst and wife, Linda, Ellerslie; also like a daughter and very much part of our family, Lisa Dunlap, Hyndman, Pa.; one grandson, Mark A. Slonaker and wife, Annie, Denver, Colo.; one sister Rosemary Hager, Severna Park; one sister-in-law, Medie McLaughlin and husband, Ray, Dundock; many special nieces and nephews; longtime friends, Fran and Jim Ruppert, LaVale; and lifetime friend, Angela Turner, Cumberland.
Mother you were our "Queen," our guiding light, who made everything special for all of us. You will live in our hearts forever.
Family and friends will be received at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 300 E Oldtown Road, Cumberland, on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, from 2 to 3 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 3 p.m.
Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
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Aug 16, 2019
Beautiful in Blue was purchased for the family of Madeline J. Propst by VERONICA HODGES.  Send flowers
Deb Fleming
Aug 15, 2019
I am so very sorry for the loss of your mom ! May she Rest In Peace and be forever in your hearts !
Pam & Mark Freund
Aug 15, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with Brenda and your family during this difficult time. May she rest in peace. We will be here for you if you need anything ok. Love you.
Tonja Whipp Ryan
Aug 15, 2019
Dear Brenda,
Our deepest condolences to and your family during this difficult time. May you all find comfort in the days ahead as you share in the warmest of memories.
Mary Abell
Aug 15, 2019
Such a sweet and giving person will be missed by her family and friends. Hopefully the ones who loved and cared for her will be comforted by memories of their time with her.
Mary Louise McKenzie
Aug 15, 2019
Madeline was a sweet lady that I spent alot of time at her house growing up. She loved her family alot . She will be with her husband Floyd now watching over their three girls.
Linda Smith
Aug 14, 2019
Sweetest Sunrise Bouquet was purchased for the family of Madeline J. Propst by Linda Smith.  Send flowers
Aug 14, 2019