Darlene L. Madara, 81, of Marietta passed away Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Lancaster General Hospital after a brief illness.
Born in Lancaster on March 26, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Leroy and Ruth (Yingst) White. She was the wife of the late Calvin L. Madara.
A service to celebrate the life of Darlene L. Madara will be held on November 18, 2016 at 2:00 PM at St. John’s Episcopal Church 239 E. Market St, Marietta, PA. with Mother Gina Barrett officiating. Burial will be private in Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Madara is survived by her loving daughter Jody L. Taylor of Marietta, a grandson Jeffrey J Current husband of Michelle in Tehachapi, CA, a grandaughter Amanda M. Young Kansas City, MO, two grandaughters Jennifer and Sheila Rojas, Roanoke, VA. In addition to her parents and husband, she is predeceased by her son, Corey A. White and Grandson Corey A. White Jr.
Prior to her retirement, she was employed many years as a personal scorer for Dale Earnhardt in NASCAR RACING. She enjoyed crocheting for family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Darlene Madara to Gift of Life Donor Program, 401 N. 3rd Street, Phila, PA 19123.