Madeleine Corkum

Obituary of Madeleine Roseann Corkum

CORKUM, Madeleine Roseann – Age 91 of Conquerall Bank, passed away on June 10, 2021 in the South Shore Regional Hospital. Born on November 7, 1929 in Toronto, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary “Marie” (Larocque) LaForest.


Madeleine volunteered many hours with the Canadian Cancer Society and with many different organizations, especially with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Bridgewater.


She is survived by her children, John and Russel (Louise) Corkum; Conquerall Bank; James (Sharon) Corkum, Toronto; Julia Corkum, Caledonia; Janet (Robert) Purcell, Halifax; grandchildren, Micheal Corkum, Barbara Corkum, Nathen Corkum, Crystal Corkum, James Corkum Jr., Matthew Corkum, Zachary Corkum, Kristen Corkum, Travis Corkum, Jacob Corkum, Amanda Purcell, Megan Purcell and Dylan Purcell; 12 great grandchildren.


She was predeceased by her husband, Russel Corkum; daughter, Judy Corkum; grandchild, Justin Purcell.


Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Sweeny’s Funeral Home, Bridgewater. A private family service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made by visiting

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