MADDEN - James F., Jr., 82, life time resident of Cliffside Park, NJ, on Wednesday, January 21, 2004. James attended Cliffside Park High School and graduated in 1938. He attended the University of North Carolina from 1939 to 1941. In 1943, he graduated from Montana State College with a B.A. At Montana State, he also obtained flight training which he later utilized in his service of the U.S. Army Air Corp. as a tail gunner in the European conflict. He subsequently obtained his law degree from John Marshall Law School in 1950. After WWII, Madden served as the Cliffside Park Magistrate from 1950 to 1959, and as Mayor of Cliffside Park from 1961 to 1965. In 1967, he was appointed to the New Jersey Superior Court where he served until his retirement in 1992. He then joined the Law Firm of Diktas Neiss of Cliffside Park as the Director of Litigation. He was a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a fifty year member of the Bergen County Bar Association. Beloved husband of Maureen (nee LeFrancis) Madden. Loving son of Therese Marini-Madden- DiCello. Also survived by numerous cousins and a legion of friends and co-workers. Funeral from McCorry Brothers Funeral Home, 780 Anderson Avenue, Cliffside Park, January 24, 2004 at 9 AM. Funeral Mass to be celebrated at Church of the Epiphany , 247 Knox Ave., Cliffside Park, at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations to: Cliffside Park Free Public Library, 505 Palisade Ave., Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 would be appreciated. Visitation hours are on Thursday from 7-9 PM and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
Published in The Record/Herald News from Jan. 22 to Jan. 23, 2004.