ORRINGTON and BANGOR Madeline M. Petersen, 78, wife of the late Warren B. Petersen, died Aug. 9, 2004, at a Bangor hospital after a brief illness. She was born April 8, 1926, in Bloomfield, N.J., the daughter of Gardner B. and Irene M. (Turner) Hoyt. Madeline is survived by three sisters, Isabelle Gray, who was her special sister and best friend of Orrington, Kathleen Chapman of Naples, Fla. and Judith Downum of Mary Esther, Fla.; one brother, Rodney Hoyt of Lewiston, Idaho; three brothers-in-law, Herbert McClure and Forrest Pooler, both of Bangor and George Pooler of Bucksport; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by one brother, Warren Hoyt; four sisters, Florence Pooler, Emma Pooler, Helen McClure and Ruthie Hoyt. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, at Riverview Cemetery, North Bucksport. A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2029 Broadway, Bangor. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to North Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, P.O. Box 8453, Bangor, ME 04402-8453.