Madeline Jane (Howard) Woodward

November 5, 1990 ~ September 14, 2022 (age 31) 31 Years Old


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Madeline, on September 14th at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. Madeline passed peacefully surrounded by family and close friends after a long battle with cancer.

Madeline grew up in Medfield, MA, where she attended Medfield High School, and went on to college where she graduated from Roger Williams University. Madeline excelled in several sports growing up and went on to play soccer at RWU, competing in 3 NCAA tournaments. After graduation, Madeline accepted a job at Elkus Manfredi Architects in Boston, MA, where she most recently earned a position as Senior Marketing Coordinator. Madeline resided in South Boston until recently when she and her husband Ryan moved to Dorchester with their beloved pug, Ziggy.

Madeline and Ryan were married on June 17th, 2022, on a beautiful day filled with sun and love in Bristol Rhode Island, overlooking their alma mater.

Madeline leaves her loving parents Philip Earl Howard and Susan L Cleveland; her three sisters, Katelyn Howard, Elaine Howard, and Grace Howard; her nephew Henry and nieces Thea, Emily and Julia; her mother-in-law and father-in-law Terry and Winny Woodward; and her sisters-in-law Ashley and Aya.

Madeline was a courageous and passionate lover of life and believed strongly in humanity. She will be forever cherished and missed.

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday September 25th 2022 from 2PM-5PM at Tia’s Waterfront Restaurant - 200 Atlantic Ave Boston MA, 02110.

“Life is not measured by breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breaths away”

-Maya Angelou


Celebration of Life
September 25, 2022

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tia's Waterfront Restaurant
200 Atlantic Aveune
Boston, MA 02110


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