PHOENIX, NY – Madalyn (Sponable) Morgan, 80, of Phoenix, passed away on Monday July 18, 2016, after a brief illness, at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, NY.
She was born to her late parents, Wilma (Olmstead) and Clark F. Sponable on December 16, 1935, in Baldwinsville, NY.
Moving to Phoenix in her junior year of high school, she then graduated from Phoenix High School class of 1953.
Madalyn was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Ralph A. Morgan, on December 28, 2010; her son, Steven A. Morgan, on November 23, 2011; her brother, Willard C. “Spike” Sponable, on November 28, 1973; her sister, Barbara A. Sponable, on April 17, 2008.
Surviving are her two daughters and sons-in-law, Gwen and Terry Schmidtmann of Phoenix, Margo and Steve Storie of Hammond, NY; her grandson, Adam Schmidtmann of Phoenix; her granddaughter and her husband, Lyndsay and Bryan Sutton of Fort Myers, Fla.; her brother, Allyn Sponable of Fulton; and her foster brother, Leon Heagle of Parish; several nieces, nephews, cousins; and her music family.
Madalyn enjoyed singing classic country music.
She was a life member of Enterprise Fire Company # 1, Auxiliary, Phoenix; an avid supporter of Relay for Life; and owner/operator of Morgan’s Tours, Phoenix.
A celebration of life will be held at the Phoenix Fire Hall at 1 p.m. on Saturday July 23, with a “greet the family” time from 11.a.m until 1 p.m before the ceremony.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Fire Department Auxiliary, 457 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135, to purchase a memorial bench for the park.