Mrs. Madeline Dorothy Davies October 31, 1927 - December 15, 2008 81, Dartmouth, went to meet her Lord peacefully surrounded by family, Monday, December 15, 2008, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Saddie (Mason) Eddy. Madeline was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be sadly missed. She is survived by children, Iris (Gary) Sutherland, Coldbrook; Robert, Cole Harbour; Laurence (Christine), Dartmouth; Katherine (Paul) Moore, Kitchener; Anna Jane (Richard) Morse, New Minas; Stephen (Carla), Cole Harbour; Elizabeth (George) Richard; brother, Lloyd Eddy; sister, Ethel Blakeburn, both of Sydney; grandchildren, Melissa, Glenn, Tammy, Angela, Robert, Laurence, Johnathan, Jessica, Andrew, Anthony, Alisha, Luke, Timothy, LaRae, Chelsae, KayLee, Brayenna, Courtney; 13 great- grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her loving husband, Robert; grandson, Brandon; brothers, Walter, James, Arnold, Robert, Ronald; sisters, Amy, Ora, Ruth, Eveleyn and Edith. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today with funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, reception following all at Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Gideons Society. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com."Absent from the body, present with the Lord"