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Madeline Brinckerhoff, 88, New Canaan Native

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Madeline Brinckerhoff, 88, a New Canaan native and former Ridgefield resident, died March 31 at Masonic Care in Newtown.

Brinckerhoff was born Sept. 12, 1923, to Harold and Euphema Leonard. Married to the late Dr. Paul Brinckerhoff, she was a day care provider for many years before her retirement.

She is survived by a stepson, Joris Brinckerhoff; five children, Marie Jensen, of Newtown, Harold "Brinck" Brinckerhoff, of Fairfield, David Brinckerhoff, of Roxbury, Matthew Brinckerhoff, of Watertown, and Christopher Brinckerhoff, of New Milford; and 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Hickcox Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Connecticut Chapter, 2075 Silas Deane Highway, Ste. 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.

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