John Madone, 65, passed away May 2, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The son of Rocco J. and Rebalene (Goodale) Madone, John was born October 27, 1948 in Canon City, Colorado. John was raised in Canon City, graduating from CCHS in 1967. He was united in marriage to Sha Brooks on March 23, 1978 in Ft. Collins, CO. In April 1978, John started Mountain Masonry in Ft. Collins doing both commercial and residential work. After two years, he moved the business to Canon City where it continues to thrive as a family business. A few of the buildings he built in the Canon City area were St. Michael Church, the Clock Tower, Municipal Building, the Fremont County Judicial Building, St. Scholastic Chapel and swimming pool, the Skyline School, Hank's Travel Plaza, Big O Tires, the 1st CCHS Gymnasium, the Pueblo Convention Center, and numerous other buildings in Canon City and throughout Colorado. John is survived by his wife, Sha; children, Rocco (Amanda) Madone and Michael J. Madone (Jill Pollin) both of Canon City, and Jillian Madone (Jack Sciacca) of Villa Grove, CO; grandson, Mason Madone; sister, Patti Madone of Colorado Springs; brothers, Jim Madone of Beulah, CO and David Madone of Canon City; cousins, Henry and Honey Moschetti of Canon City; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and good friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Rodney Madone. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Canon City. Interment will follow at Mountain Vale Memorial Park. AFTERGLOW I'd like the memory of me to be a happy one, I'd like to leave an afterglow of smiles when day is done. I'd like to leave an echo whispering softly down the ways, Of happy times and laughing times and bright summer days. I'd like the tears of those who grieve to dry before the sun, Of happy memories that I leave behind when day is done.
Arrangements are under the care of Holt Family Funeral Home. Online condolences @ www.holtfamilyfuneral homes.com