Michael Madden, 69, served in the Navy

Michael H. Madden, 69, of New Milford, died Jan. 26, 2011, at New Milford Hospital. He was the husband of Marie (DiMauro) Madden.

Mr. Madden was born Sept. 6, 1941, in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of the late Michael A. and Stephanie Mae Madden.

He served in the United States Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis and was employed at Danbury Hospital for 32 years, retiring in 2009 as chief boiler room engineer.

In addition to his wife of 49 years, he is survived by a son, Michael A. Madden, and his wife, Julie, of New Milford; a brother, James Madden, of Pennsylvania; two sisters, Kathleen Madden, of New York, and Stephanie Knowles, of Washington; two grandchildren, Michael C. Madden, of New Milford and Cody James Madden, of New Milford; his in-laws, Thomas and Jean Kennel, of Florida and James and Petra DiMauro, of New York; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside burial service will take place in the spring at St. Francis Cemetery in New Milford.

The Lillis Funeral Home of New Milford is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road, New Milford, CT 06776.