Madeline's Story

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SEARSPORT - Madeline Grace Schaafsma was born in Portland, Maine, on May 26, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. She weighed 5 pounds 13 ounces and was 19 inches long. Madeline went to be with Jesus on June 7, 2015, after struggling with multiple congenital heart defects.

During her brief visit on earth, she enjoyed being swaddled, listening to music, cuddling with soft toys, and being held. Madeline was a beautiful baby girl who touched so many lives in such a short time. She will be greatly missed and always loved.

If anyone would like to make a donation in Madeline's memory, please donate to the Stronghearts Foundation of Maine at: Stronghearts, P.O. Box 177, Perry, ME 04667 or at stronghearts.org as they supported us in our time of need.
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