Peter Kevin Madigan

WATERVILLE – Peter Kevin Madigan, 77, of Waterville passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta with his family at his side. Peter was born in The Bronx, N.Y. He graduated from Archbishop Malloy High School and Fordham University in the Bronx.Peter traveled the world for work when he was younger, always bringing home special gifts for his wife and daughters. He had a talent for doing things that made his loved ones smile. Sometimes that was choosing the perfect gift. Once it was designing and implementing a scavenger hunt for his grandchildren that involved numerous neighbors. He had a varied career but what he enjoyed doing most was cooking for people. Peter was a long time volunteer with the Waterville Food Bank. He also volunteered at the Sacred Heart Soup Kitchen. He absolutely loved giving food to people. He would take vegetables from the Food Bank to make delicious tomato soup or spaghetti sauce for the Waterville Evening Sandwich Program. When he was well, he participated every year in the NAMI Walk, supporting Kennebec Behavioral Health. He took great joy in helping others any way he could. He was a proud retired member of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Union. He served on the Waterville City Charter Commission in 2013. He was also a friend of Bill W for nearly 40 years.Peter loved music, especially The Rolling Stones. He enjoyed seeing live music with his daughters. He saw a number of the best acts in the business in his lifetime, including The Rolling Stones, The Who, Tom Petty and U2. He also loved the NY Yankees and had quite the collection of Yankee gear. He loved to wear crazy colorful socks and took great pride in his outlandish sock collection. Peter also was a great animal lover. He loved taking the family dogs for walks and was loved by the cats in his home.He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Alice Madigan. He is also survived by his precious daughters, State Representative Colleen Madigan and her husband David Bradford of Waterville, Elana Madigan and her partner Ronald Reed of Waterville, and Jennifer Madigan Bott and her husband Christopher Bott and grandchildren Nathaniel and Mackenzie Bott of Ship Bottom, N.J. He is also survived by his sisters Elizabeth Freher and her husband Edward Freher of Naples, Fla., Ioset Madigan of Plano, Texas and Virginia Minucci and Salvatore Minucci of Staten Island, N.Y.; and many nieces and nephews.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday May 20 at 10:00 a.m. at Notre Dame Catholic Church, 116 Silver St., Waterville. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.In lieu of flowers,Peter’s family asks that donations be made to the:Waterville Food Bank in his name, so his work of feeding people continues

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