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John Maddon

October 27, 2006

John “Jack” Carmen Maddon, 92, of North Wyoming Street, Hazleton, died Friday at home.

Born in Hazleton on May 6, 1914, he was the eldest son of the late Carmen and Rose (Frask) Maddon.

He was a 1931 graduate of Hazleton High School and served as a Seabee in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

John was very active in the community and served on a variety of boards.

He was a charter member and past president of Hazleton Chapter of UNICO National and a charter member of CAN DO, where he served on the board of directors for many years.

John was an avid golfer and a longtime member of Valley Country Club.

Prior to his retirement, John was a partner with his brothers C. Maddon and Sons Plumbing and Heating and Culligan Water Conditioning business.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were his brothers, Carmen, Joseph, Edward, Daniel, Vincent and infant Peter; sisters Florence Milot, Theresa Boandi and Carmen Cepin.

Surviving are his beloved wife, Frances (Greco), with whom he shared 62 years of marriage; daughters Marlene and her husband, Dominic Cusatis; Elaine and her husband ,Robert Curry; Francine and her husband, Pasco Umbriac; Jacqylyn and her husband, John Loftus; grandchildren Dominic Cusatis and his wife, Sherry; John Cusatis and his wife, Virginia; Deanna Cusatis; Richard Curry; Pasco, Maria, Jenna and Matthew Umbriac. Also surviving are a great-grandson, Robert; sisters Antoinette Petrisko, St Augustine, Fla.; Louise Kostic and her husband, Joseph, Hazleton; sisters-in-law Irene and Albina Maddon; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

The funeral was held Tuesday from Fierro Funeral Service Inc., 26 W. Second St., Hazleton. Interment was in Our Lady of Grace R.C. Cemetery, Hazleton.

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