Sophia Z. N. Madden
Sophia Z. N. Madden
  • September 8, 1961 - July 24, 2017
  • Orlando, Florida

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Sophia Madden, age 55, Departed this life on Monday, July 24 2017. Funeral service and visitation will be held 8:30 am Thursday, July 27th at Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, 301 NE Ivanhoe Blvd., Orlando, FL 32804. Interment will follow 10am at Glen Haven Memorial Park, 2300 Temple Dr., Winter Park, FL 32789. Sophia was born on September 8, 1961 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She emigrated to the U.S. in '77 to join her aunt Noubhar Youngsteadt in the Chicago where she attended high school at Merilac High School, Northbrook, IL. After high school, she enrolled in Loyola University of Chicago where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. She married John T. Madden on August 25, 2001 and moved with him to Marbella, Spain. Sophie and John returned to the U.S. in '09 and settled in Orlando where she resided until her departure. Sophie worked in the health care industry for Orlando Health since 2009. She had a passion for the arts and dance and especially loved dancing Argentinian Tango. She was also active in Rotary both in Spain and Orlando. She is survived by her husband John, her mother Sherin Nabi, both of Orlando and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, her husband’s family and close friends. www.baldwinfairchildivanhoe. 407-898-8111.