Van Troost, Madeline Mary

July 01, 1922 ~ May 12, 2023

VAN TROOST, – Madeline (McLaughlin) of RR#1 Brigden, passed away peacefully in her 101st year, on May 12, 2023, with her daughter Betty by her side.    Survived by her children Betty Glass, Charlene (Ronan), Debbie Allen, and Peter Jr (Tammy). Grandchildren Wade Glass (Trish), Cassie Glass, Wendy Langford (Steve), Steve Allen (Lisa), Rachael Allen (Mike), Allison Van Troost, and Jessica Van Troost.  Great- grandchildren Jakob, Jaxen, Mya, Tori, Emily, Joshua, Ben, Madison, Wyatt, Charlotte, Simone, Bennett, and Mackenzie. Also survived by sister-in-law Annie McLaughlin, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Peter Van Troost (2010), son-in-law Doug Glass (2017), and grandson Donald Glass. Madeline lived in the family home until age 99, and spent 2 happy years at Vision Nursing Home. Madeline was one of a kind, a very special lady. She was our Matriarch of the family, who put family above all else and she will be greatly missed. The family would like to thank all the staff at Vision, particularly the PSW’s, for the wonderful care Madeline received.

Funeral Details
Friends and family will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, BRIGDEN on May16, 2023 from 7 – 9 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Corunna on May 17, 2023 at 11:00am. Interment at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Corunna.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Inn Of The Good Shepherd (

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  1. Betty, Charlene, Debbie, Peter Jr. and all of your Family. So sorry to hear that your Mother has passed away. She lived a good long life. We know that you will miss her dearly. Enjoy reminiscing about all the good times you had over the years with each other and your Mom. Thinking of all of your Family at this very sad and difficult time

  2. Dear Charlene, Ronan and family,
    Our sincere condolences to you and your family. Hold tight to all of your wonderful memories.

  3. Pete, Tammy and girls. So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Our deepest sympathy and condolences to the entire VanTroost family
    Dave and Mary Steadman

  5. Sending Pete, Tammy and family strength and hugs. Sorry for your loss, and what a wonderful long life she lead

  6. Pete &Tammy and girls :
    Sorry for your loss ! Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Pete and Brenda

  7. Tammy, Pete, Jessica & Allison ,, Frank & I were so very sad to hear of the loss of Madeleine. She was a sweet , loving lady and will be missed by whoever had the privilege of knowing her. May God comfort you during this difficult time. Please except our deepest sympathies. Leslie & Frank

  8. Pete and Tammy and girls, sorry to hear of your loss. May wonderful memories give you comfort in the days to come. God bless you. Alan and Marie.