Madonna Lee, age 94, of LeRoy, passed away in the presence of her loving family, on Sunday, November 26, 2023.
Madonna was born on June 18, 1929, the daughter of the late James Maloy and Helen Lapp Maloy and step-father, John “Mike” Hannifin.
After graduating from RBI in Rochester, she was employed as secretary to the President of LeRoy’s Union Steel Chest. After a few years, she took time off to raise her family. After which she took a job at LeRoy Central School in the cafeteria. She loved her part time position as the “lunch lady” and was widely recognized by LeRoy students for years later.
Upon retirement from the school, Madonna and her husband, Tiny Lee, traveled the county lunching at their favorite hang outs, especially at the LB Grande restaurant.
Madonna also loved history and travelled to countries such as Ireland, England and Italy.
She was also a woman of great faith. She was devoted to the Blessed Mother and always had her rosary beads nearby. She also volunteered her time with the RCIA Program at Our Lady of Mercy Church in LeRoy, teaching the catholic faith to candidates interested in joining the catholic church.
She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Chrissy Lucas, Monica (Daniel) Virag, Marianne (Monica Scarlotta) Lee, Mary Jane Lee and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren including Kelly Lucas, Lee Anne Virag, Shawn (Chantelle) Virag, Angie Virage, Sydney DeVay and Danilee Schneckenburger, along with special nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. We will all carry her memory in our hearts.
In addition to her parents and step-parent, she was predeceased by her husband, Floyd “Tiny” Lee and her son, Daniel Lee. Also predeceased by her brother, James “Dunie” Maloy and a niece, Margaret Maloy Thomas.
There will be no prior visitation per her request.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 1:00 PM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter’s Church, 44 Lake Street, LeRoy, NY
There will be a celebration of her life luncheon immediately after the Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter’s Church, 44 Lake Street, LeRoy, NY 14482
Mom ~ we love you dearly and will miss you forever.