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Edward J. Madden

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Edward was born on October 14, 1926 and passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017.

Edward was a resident of Watertown, New York at the time of passing.

He attended Cornell University on the G.I. Bill and received a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations, the first in his family to earn a college degree. Edward graduating from CBA, in August 1944.

Edward enrolled in the United States Navy and served in World War II as Fire Controlman, Third Class, on the U.S.S. Sedonia. He served in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters of operation.

Edward was married to Barbara Jean Barry.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, March 13, at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., 214 Sterling St., Watertown from 4 - 7PM. A prayer service will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 14, at 9:15AM followed by the funeral mass celebrated at 10AM at St. Patrick's Church with Fr. Pushpadason Santhanthony, Parochial Vicar, presiding. Entombment at St. Mary's Cemetery's Mausoleum, DeWitt will be at the family's convenience.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to Immaculate Heart Central School, 1316 Ives St., Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., or St. Patrick's Church, 123 S. Massey St., all in Watertown,, New York 13601. Online condolences to Edward's family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com. His family extends deep appreciation to the nurses and health care providers of Samaritan Summit Village, third floor south, for their excellent care and compassion in his final days.