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Patrick Francis ‘Frank’ Madden

Patrick Francis ‘Frank’ Madden

Passed in: Glace Bay
Passed on: June 20th, 2017

It is with deep sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Patrick Francis 'Frank' Madden, 79, of New Waterford on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Victoria Haven Nursing Home, Glace Bay, after a brief battle with Dementia.
Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late James T. and Mary (Wilson) Madden.
Frank was a member of Mount Carmel Parish, currently the Parish Church of St. Leonard. He was a coal miner for 17 years before becoming a welder and working at the Heavy Water Plant. Frank was full of energy and could often be found in his garage creating one of his many woodworking projects. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be missed by all.
Surviving are his wife, Teresa (Chiasson); daughter, Francine (Steve) Perreault, Dartmouth; son, Kenny (Tammy) Madden, New Waterford; sister, Lena Bonder, Ontario; grandchildren, Keigan Madden, Kennedy Madden and Anastasia Weive.
Besides his parents, Frank was predeceased by brothers, Luke and Dave Madden, Joe and Ned Nugent, and one sister, Mary Ann.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 23 from 6-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A Funeral Mass of celebration will take place Saturday, June 24 at 10 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Avenue, with Father Ray Huntley officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at St. Leonard's Hall, Convent Street, New Waterford. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.
The family would like to thank the staff of Miner's Memorial Manor, Sydney Mines, Victoria Haven Nursing Home, Glace Bay, as well as Dr. Raed Azer, for their compassion and professional care over the last couple of years.


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