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Robert N. "Bobby" Madden
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  • IAFF Local 143 Firefighters Support Fund
    Local 143, PO BOX 490069
    Everett, MA 02149

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“Cheryl. So sorry for the loss of your Dad. May he RIP ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Catherine LeBlanc - MALDEN, MA

“So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. It was a hard road for him. Patrick and I would like to offer our thoughts and prayers to the Madden family,...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Eleanor Catalano - Cotuit, MA

“Cheryl:Bob will be truly missed. He was a valued member of the Station Crossing Community and was a good friend to many of us. There was always...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Arlene Zafiropoulo - Melrose, MA

“Cheryl,I was so sorry to hear about your father's passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you. You have my deepest sympathy. My...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Robyn Poirier - Bradford, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss of my wonderful friend Bobby....Bobby was more than a friend....I loved him ....my late husband Dick and I made some of...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Mede - Tewksbury, MA

“Nancy Mede ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Mede - Tewksbury, MA

“To the Madden Family Please accept my deepest sympathies. You are in my thoughts and prayers.Sincerely,Michael Sullivan ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Michael Sullivan - Cambridge, MA

“Sending heartfelt condolences to the family. Bob was a lovely man. May he Rest In Peace. Love to you all. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Diane Thistle - Beverly, MA

“My deepest sympathy to you all..... I will miss my friend Bob! ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Denise Higgins Cohen - MA

“Go Bless Uncle Robert and family ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Jackie Madden - mgtmMANVILLE, RI


Robert "Bobby" N. Madden of Melrose, passed away on September 29th, 2018 at the age of 80. Bobby was born in Everett, MA on June 7, 1938 to the late John and Marion (Hutchinson) Madden. He was raised in Everett and graduated from Everett High School. He served honorably in the National Guard, and also served the City of Everett for over 35 years as a fireman. During his retirement, Bobby drove for Station Crossing Assisted Living in Melrose where he made many friends. He was a family man and truly adored his grandchildren. Bobby's family would like to thank Dr. Lillian Chen and the staff at Tufts Medical Center in Boston for the special treatment he received. He was the loving father of Cheryl McMahon and her husband Derek of Pepperell, and the late Robert N. Madden Jr. Proud grandfather of John Colasanti and his fiancé Christina, and his great-granddaughter Ariana of Saugus, Nicholas Colasanti-Madden of Everett, Ciara McMahon of Cork, Ireland, and Colin McMahon of Pepperell. Brother of Charles Madden and his wife Jane of Melrose, the late John Madden, and the late George Madden. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Visiting Hours will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018, from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St., Melrose, at 11 AM on Friday, October 5, 2018. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers Bob's family strongly recommends making contributions to IAFF Local 143 Firefighters Support Fund, PO BOX 490069, Everett, MA 02149 or to a charity of your choice.