Madison Rose DuVeau

June 21, 1959 - March 2, 2024
Madison Rose DuVeau

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Madison Rose DuVeau, lovingly known as Lily, passed away peacefully on Saturday March 2, 2024, in Wilmington, NC at the age of 64. She was born on June 21, 1959, in Detroit, MI.

Lily led a vibrant life filled with creativity, passion and humor. She was an artist and owner of her own hair salon. In her younger years, Lily excelled as an athlete, with baseball and swimming an women’s hockey being among her favorite sports. She had a special bond with her cat “Kitty Love” and cherished her companionship.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John Lawrence and Dolores Mae Gravel Patterson, and her brother, James Patterson.

Lily is survived by her sister Goldie P. Stetten and husband Michael, brothers John Patterson and Edward Patterson and wife Kim, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and numerous friends who were like family to her.

In honoring Lily’s generous spirit and love for others, she donated her body to the UNC Medical School. Services to celebrate her life will be held at a later date, to be determined.

Lily will be remembered for her kindness, creativity, and humor. Her presence will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. May she rest in peace.

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  • March 05, 2024
    Irene Akom lit a candle:
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  • March 05, 2024
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    1994 San Antonio TX
   Lily moved to Texas and I drove with her from Michigan.  We had a blast stopping in Tennessee and visited San Antonio river walk.
    1994 San Antonio TX Lily moved to Texas and I drove with her from Michigan. We had a blast stopping in Tennessee and visited San Antonio river walk.

  • March 05, 2024
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    1994 Lily San Antonio TX
    1994 Lily San Antonio TX

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    1994 Lily in San Antonio TX
    1994 Lily in San Antonio TX

  • March 05, 2024
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    The 3 Lill’s all in heaven
   Lily,s God mother/Aunt Lill
   Lily
   Lily’s 2nd cousin Lily.   
May they be hugging in heaven ❤️
    The 3 Lill’s all in heaven Lily,s God mother/Aunt Lill Lily Lily’s 2nd cousin Lily. May they be hugging in heaven ❤️