John Madden

Obituary of John David Madden


It is with great sadness we announce the passing of John David Madden on March 31st 2023, age 73 years. After a battle with cancer with loved ones around him, John peacefully passed away. Predeceased by his parents Beatrice and Rev. Ewart  Madden and daughter Magdeleine (Maggie) Madden. Loving father of Kate Madden (Braeden) and grandfather to Lavoie Bales. Long time partner and dear friend to Kim Woods. Brother of Ted (Shirley), Carolyn (Dave), Allen (Vivian), Bev (Bruce), Paul (Jackie), Mary (Gary). Uncle to many nieces and nephews. John was a retired Toronto Police Officer with 33 years of service. Cremation has taken place.

A celebration of John’s life will take place in the summer on Providence Bay, Manitoulin Island, his favourite place to be. In lieu of flowers, donations to cancer research would be greatly appreciated. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Denning’s funeral home of Strathroy, Ontario.

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