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Madeline A. Kamin, 87

Madeline A. Kamin, 87

Madeline A. Kamin, 87, of Hendersonville passed away Monday, March 17, 2014, at Pardee Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.

A native of Brooklyn, NY, she lived in Valley Stream, NY, prior to moving to Henderson County in 1987. She was the wife of the late Edward N. Kamin who died in 2000.

Madeline was District Administrative manager with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company of Lynbrook, NY, for 45 years, retiring in 1987. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. During WWII, she was a Lieutenant in the National Security Women's Corp (NSWC), doing volunteer work with the Coast Guard and USO. Madeline was President of the Mountain Valley Home Owners Association in 1989.

Survivors include her nephew, Gary Smith of Flushing, NY; brother-in-law, Bergen Smith of Etowah; cousins, Edwin and Diane Warnitz of Vero Beach FL; two nieces, Lisa Carroll and Leslie Reese, both of Knoxville TN; four great-nieces, Kimberly Dipaola, Brianne Buggy, Kaitlin and Jillian Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews in Germany.

A Rite of Committal will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014, in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Father Martin will officiate. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the service in the chapel. Private entombment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Memorials may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 208 7th Ave. West Hendersonville 28791.

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Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.