Born in Hartley, Del., a daughter of Joseph J. Ragolia and Mary Fasnella Ragolia, she had resided in Falls Township for the past 55 years.
Madeline graduated from West Chester, and was a member of the West Chester Alumni Association. She was an elementary school teacher in the Pennsbury School District before she married and started a family.
She was a founding and 50-year member of St. John the Evangelist Parish, where she was a member of the Adoration Society.
Wife of the late Salvatore V. Scurti, she is survived by three sons and a daughter, Nicholas A. Scurti of Bristol, Joseph J. Scurti of Bensalem, and John V. and Deirdre Scurti of Morrisville, and Mary Lou Scurti Wilson and Mike Wilson; two brothers, Anthony J. Ragolia of Yardley, and Joseph J. Ragolia Jr. of Panama City, Fla.; two sisters, Lucy Van Ness of Morrisville, and Margaret M. Smith of Pottstown, Pa.; eight grandchildren, Angela, John, Salvatore, Joseph and Jacob Scurti, and Michael, Lisa and Matthew Wilson; two great-grandchildren, Alex Peters and John T. Scurti; and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday,January 22nd at St. John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Road in Lower Makefield Township, where friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Grace Cemetery, Langhorne.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.