Madeleine Dempsey Rymar
March 8, 1925 ~ November 10, 2016
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Madeleine Dempsey Rymar, 91, of Asheville, passed away Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Park Ridge Health. A native New Yorker, she was the daughter of the late John and Helen Cook Norman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas F. Dempsey. She is survived by her children, Thomas Dempsey, Frances Dempsey, Stephen Dempsey (Kerry), John Dempsey, Helen Mothena (DJ) and Kathy Kazlauskas (David), as well as twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A Memorial Mass will be held at 3pm, Friday, December 2, 2016 at St. Barnabas Roman Catholic Church. She will be buried at St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic Church at a later date. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Arbor Terrace, 3rd Floor Staff at Park Ridge Hospital, and especially Carita Bird for all her love, time and extraordinary care of Mom. In lieu of flowers, the family graciously asks that memorial donations be made to St Barnabas Roman Catholic Church, 109 Crescent Hill Drive, Arden, NC 28704. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.