April 17, 1958 ~ April 16, 2016
Born in: Brooklyn, NY,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Jeffrey E Madden, 57, unexpectedly passed away Saturday, April 16th, of congested heart failure due to complications brought on by pneumonia, at his home in Asheville, NC. Born in Brooklyn on April 17 1958, he was raised in Valley Stream Long Island. He spent over 30 years living in San Francisco and his beloved Marin County before settling in Asheville NC in 2010. Jeff is survived by his beloved pets: Jag, Astro, Bandit & Sprocket, his loving large family and the multiple, multiple! close friends that naturally gravitated to Jeff's always funny quick wit, his opinionated views on life, and that contagious, boisterous laughter. His friends were from over the country, primarily based in FL, CA, NY, MI, MD, IN, TX & NC. His immediate family: Arthur & Elizabeth Madden, Jennifer, Jean-Jacques & Luke Carquillat all of Kingston NY, Charlie & Lisa Brodbar, Kristopher Brodbar & Liz Gonzales all of Plantation Florida, Mark Madden and Janice Murchison of NYC & Long Island, Gary Anderson & Chele LeBarron of Berlin Delaware, Jon & Kristine Hoppus & Robin Losey, Steve & Beth Anderson all of Indiana; Kate Losey of MA. Come join us for a celebration of Jeff's beautiful 'Larger than Life' personality & spirit being planned in Asheville, NC on Saturday, June 25th. For more information on his memorial event, please contact or text his long-time partner Gregg Anderson at 415-786-7100. In lieu of flowers, the family graciously requests that memorial donations be made in Jeff's name to your local SPCA or their international office at www.spcai.org. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.