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Mark William Mades

Sunday, January 17, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM & 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Monday, January 18, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


Mark William Mades , 58, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Monday, January 11, 2021, at his home.

Born Monday, November 19, 1962 in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of Charles Franklin Mades and Barbara Jean (Shank) Mades of Hagerstown, MD.

Mark graduated from Williamsport High School in 1980, and later graduated from Hagerstown Junior College in 1983. He was previously employed with Alcatel- Lucent retiring after 25 years of service. He most recently was employed with the Washington County government as Director of Wireless Communications. Mark was a member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge 378, S.A.L. of Dixon-Troxell Post 211, Red Men Tribe 84, Beaver Creek Country Club, he also marshaled at Black Rock Golf Course. Mark loved sports and enjoyed mentoring young athletes through his coaching, and umpiring. One of his fondest memories was being part of the Rock City Reds Rugby Team. Mark was an avid golfer, but his greatest joy was being a loving husband, father and Poppy.

He is survived by his wife Susan Melissa Mades; daughter, Kaitlyn Nicole Mades of Hagerstown, MD; son, Joshua Charles Mades of Hagerstown, MD; grandson, Cameron Joshua Santell of Hagerstown, MD; brother, Michael Charles Mades and wife Laura of Towson, MD; sister, Melissa Ann Weber and husband Mark of Hagerstown, MD., and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Monday, January 18, 2021, at 11:00 am, at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North Hagerstown, MD, with the Rev. John J. Jicha officiating. For those wishing to view the service online, you may go to

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, January 17, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Private interment will be at Rest Haven Cemetery

Online condolences may be expressed at

Guest Book

We are so sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. You are in our thoughts. Many prayers being sent to you and the family.

Teresa and Matt Dick
Pinellas Park, Florida

Steve Greathead
Hagerstown, md

Susan, I am deeply sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. Please know that you and your children are in my prayers. Love, Gerry

Gerry Crocetta
Hagerstown, Maryland

Barbara and Charlie, I was so sorry to hear about Mark. I know that nothing I say can ease your pain. Just know that you and your family will be in my prayers.

Robin Wachter Barry
Chambersburg, PA

Our deepest condolences and our thoughts and prayers are with your families. We will keep all of you in our hearts. God Bless The Frick Family Bob, Mary, Chris, Kathy and Families

Christine Frick Bartles
Hagerstown , Maryland

Barb, Charlie and family. I am deeply sorry for your loss. May your memories of Mark bring you peace and comfort. God Bless. Pat Carnes

Pat Carnes
Hagerstown, Md

To Mark family, I’m sorry to hear this news from back home . Mark was always very kind to me and always said hello when we run across each other . Know my thoughts and prayers are with you all .

Lana Kreps Medrano
Amarillo, TX

Susan, God bless and take care of you and your family in this difficult time. Rest In Peace Mark.

Jackie Nichols
Smithsburg, Maryland

So many memories Mark. RIP my friend.

Barry Brown
Hagerstown, MD

So sorry for the loss of your son. We pray that God comforts you with wonderful memories of Mark and with knowing you have the support of your family and friends. Ed and Gloria Burke

Ed and Gloria Burke
Hagerstown , MD

Susan and Family, Sending prayers and comforting hugs. My thoughts are with you all. A good man will be missed by many. I cherish memories of vacations, golf, tents in the back yard and installing carpet with the guy that always made me laugh! My Deepest Condolences, Chris

Christopher M Tedrick
WAKE FOREST, North Carolina

I can’t imagine how heavy your hearts are, I am truly sorry for your loss. May you find Peace and comfort in the many memories you had with Mark over the years. God bless, Tim McSherry

Tim McSherry
Hagerstiown , Maryland

Dear Family, Mark has been a friend since High School. I have enjoyed seeing and talking to him in recent years working in downtown Hagerstown. Whenever I would stop by to see him for radio maintenance or encountered him taking a walk downtown, he always left me know how everyone in his Family including his Parents, In-Laws, Sister, and Brother and their Families were doing. I could always detect from his enthusiasm that he was proud of all Family members and particularly like being a Grandparent. I will always remember Mark by greeting me and departing with a Big Smile on his face.

John Kreigh
Waynesboro, PA

Wishing you peace to bring comfort - courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. Much love, Susan Hafer

Susan Aravanis
Hagerstown, MD

My sincerest condolences to the family. Mark was a great golfing partner and a good friend. His charming smile will be missed. Hoping God's grace will comfort you during this difficult time.

Darren Greaves
Smithsburg, Maryland

Susan - There are simply no words. I believe, with all my heart, that Mark will always be with you; smiling, protecting and encouraging you - love endures all.

Lisa & Bennett Rhodes
Ellicott City, MD

I worked with/for Mark for 15 years at Lucent/ALU. He was always such a good guy to work for. One of the best supervisors I had ever had. Our thoughts and prayers from local 2390 are with you all in this difficult time. Rest In Peace my friend.

Jason Grabill
Martinsburg , WV

We were very sorry to hear about Mark's passing. You guys are in our prayers. I'll miss running into him at the golf course and him tooting the horn when he drives by the house. Gary and Kim Alexander

Gary Alexander
Hagerstown, MD

So very sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. Sending prayers and condolences to the entire Mades family.

Debbie Consoletti-Miller
Williamsport , Maryland

Susan and Family I’m so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. RIP Mark gone to soon but never forgotten.

Sabrina Oyler
Hagerstown , MD


Bruce Shafer
Oldtown, Maryland

My deepest sympathies to the family. May God comfort you with loving memories during this extremely difficult time. Mark will surely be missed!

Sara Greaves
Hagerstown, Maryland

Charlie,Barbara and family, our condolences.Mark was a good player,coach,umpire and most important a good guy.

Steve and Barbara Moyer
Hagerstown, MD

Barb, Charlie, Susan and family, We are keeping you in our thoughts and praying that you will find peace in the days to come. We will be with you during the service as we watch it online. God's Blessing to each of you. Jim and Joan Bachtell

Jim and Joan Bachtell
Hagerstown, Maryland

Condolences to entire family

Kathy & Mike Kefauver
Keedysville , Maryland

My prayers go out to the Mades family. May the God of healing watch over you

Jimmy and Teresa Fiddler
Little River , SC

Charlie,Barbara,Melissa and Family Thinking of all of you in this time of sorrow. May God hold all of you tight now and in the days to follow.God bless all of you.

Elaine Evans
Hagerstown, Md

It is with great sadness I send my condolences to Mark’s beautiful family and my dear friends Charlie and Barbara. I reach back to memories of long go for comfort and hope you can do the same. Please know you all are in my heart and prayers. I am deeply sorry. Pam Massey

Pam Massey
Clearwater , Florida

Our deepest sympathies for your loss. Mark was a good friend and fellow golfer. We will attend the service on line.

Ron & Sharon Harshman
Hagerstown, MD

I am so sorry for your loss. Mark seemed like a very sweet person. And very dedicated employee. I enjoyed talking to him at work. Thinking of you during this difficult time. Janie and Mark Thompson

Janie Thompson
Hagerstown, Maryland

We are so very sad to hear of Mark’s passing! Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Bruce & Sherry Wibberley

Sherry Wibberley
Williamsport , MD

So sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. My wife Tracey and I will miss our annual golfing weekend at the JMF Foundation event at Bayside with Mark and Dean. Always a lot of laughs and we were even the winning team in 2019......largely due to Marks play. Our small insight to Mark was I’m sure evident to all his friends and family and the energy he brought to a room. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Brian and Tracey Cullen

Brian Cullen
Ashburn, Va

I am so sorry about Mark's passing. Hugs and Prayers to all of you and many beautiful happy memories of what a great son and husband and father and Good Man he was.

Woodie Tingle
Baltimore, MD

Susan, Kait and Josh: I am so sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of meeting and knowing Mark for many years through my brother, Dean. I enjoyed so many dinners and times with Mark when he was at the beach with Dean golfing. His family was always present in our conversations and Mark absolutely loved and adored his grandson, Cam and proudly showed pictures to me and shared stories. Susan, he was proud of your career achievements and I heard many stories about your cooking and watching Sunday football at your home. My husband, daughter and I are blessed to have spent time with Mark during his golf outings and will remember his kindness and storytelling. Lifting peace and prayers to comfort you.

Patti, Marc and Marisa Grimes
Selbyville, DE

Bill and I are so sorry to hear of the loss of Mark. We have many fond memories of the times we spent together. and ask God to wrap his arms around your family. Prayers to you all.

Bill and Sharon DeLauder
Fleming Island, Florida

Susan and family: I was so surprised and sad to hear about the passing of Mark. I am truly sorry for your loss. May God be with you and comfort you during this very difficult time. Mark was truly a wonderful man and I will remember him as a fun, loving and integral husband/father. Stay strong and God bless you all!

Kristen Lista
Tampa , FL

Susan and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending hugs and prayers your way.

Lisa Wilson
Clear Spring , MD

Susan, Kait & Josh, It’s hard to find the words that my heart wants to speak, but please know you all have been in our thoughts and prayers. Mark was so good to Hannah and I know she loved him tremendously. We pray that God will wrap you all in His mighty arms and bring you some comfort in the days, weeks and even years to come. Love to you, Tiffany & Hannah

Tiffany, Hannah & Gene Miles
Hagerstown, MD

My deepest sympathies to you and your family.

Brenda Harne-Herbert
Hagerstown, Maryland

Susan, Kate, Joss, and Cam, please know our thoughts and prayers are with you, and I sincerely hope you find comfort in knowing Mark was so well thought of by everyone he knew. He was always smiling, and I know he loved his family above all else. He was taken way too soon, but God has a new angel, and he will watch over his beloved family forever. Love to you all, Denny & Debbie Tedrick

Debbie Tedrick
Hagerstown, MD

My deepest sympathies to Mark's family. May your special memories of him bring you comfort in the days ahead. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Patti (Lawler) Harmon - WHS Class of 1980
Hagerstown, MD

Dearest Susan, Kait, Josh, and Cam, There really are no words to lessen the sorrow or take away the void now that Mark has gone to Heaven. But we believe that he will always walk with us, watch over us, and protect us all. He will show himself often in the sun, the moon, the stars and the ocean. Remember the love you shared and it will multiply all the days.

Dan & Anne Pandolfi
Hagerstown , MD

Susan, Kaitlyn & Josh, We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Ron and Sandy Bond
Hagerstown , MD

Ann and myself are praying for your family at your time of need. Mark was a special friend to me and I will miss him dearly. The smile he gave every time I saw him I will always treasure. I promise you that the smile will return through time with each of you and Mark will live on forever. May God bless all of your family.

Ron Metz
Hagerstown , Md

Barb & Charlie and family. We are heartbroken to hear of your loss. Prayers to you and all your family.

Candee Logan & Steve Haigh
Laurel, Delaware

Mark was a great guy – always friendly and a contributor to the community. He comes from a wonderful family and we are lucky to have them and to have had him with us.

Bruce Poole
Hagerstown, MD

Susan and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Praying for you at this difficult time. May your loving memories bring you comfort and peace.

Beth Everhart
Hagerstown, MD

So sorry for your loss, Susan

Barbara1 Tingle
Hagerstown, 44

Mark was a student/athlete @ Williamsport High School when I taught there. A sharp kid and good athlete. Positive thoughts for healing and good memories for the entire Mades family. Bo

Robert T. "BO" Myers
Waynesboro, PA

My family and wish to offer our heartfelt condolences. He will be missed.

Jeff Cooper
Funkstown , MD

Susan- My thoughts and prayers are with you, Kait, Cam, and Josh. May God give you peace and comfort. You know I'm here for you. Love you all dearly! GOD BLESS ❤

Lorie Tedrick
Maugansville , Md

Our condolences go out to the entire Made's family. May Mark Rest in Peace. Randy & Maurisa Barnes

Randy W. Barnes
Hagerstown, Maryland

My sincerest sympathies to the entire Mades family.

Pike Ronald
Inman, SC

Susan, I am so incredibly sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. Please know that you and your children are in my thoughts and prayers. If you need anything please feel free to contact me. Love, Gerry

Gerry Crocetta
Hagerstown , Maryland

We are so very sorry for the loss of Mark. Keeping the families in our thought and prayers. May God wrap His loving arms around you during this sad and difficult time. God bless. Jimmy & Jen Zeger

Jimmy & Jen Zeger
Hagerstown, Maryland

Prayers for the family during this sad time... From a fellow Elk M. Mills

Michelle mills
Hagerstown, Md

Rest In Peace. Mark will be missed by all, especially his friends from Beaver Creek....

Donnie Barton
Hagerstown, MD

I am so sorry to hear about Marks death. He loved his family and he got the most out of his time with all of us. He was one of the best people I was lucky enough to call my friend. I have so many fond memories of the times we spent playing Rugby together. My deepest sympathies to your family

Greg Slick
Smithsburg, MD

Sending prayers and condolences to the entire Mades family. May he rest in peace!

Barry Wood
Hagerstown , Maryland

Bill and I are so sorry for your loss.

Renee meadors
Chambersburg , PA

My thoughts and prayers to your family. John

John Langley Jr
Middletown, MD

Susan, It is well. God knows best. Please accept my deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. May his soul rest in perfect peace and mother earth rest gently on him.

Musu-mesi Davies
Upper Marlboro, MD

Our deepest condolences for family and friends!

Leslie Cochran
Boonsboro, Maryland

Susan, I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your husband.

Jay G Lauver

My deepest sympathies to your family. Mark and I worked together in the early 1980's. We lost contact over the years and reconnected at a football game at South High in 2019. Such a loss! My prayers go out to his family and friends.

Jay Rowland
Greencastle, PA

Love, Prayers, and Condolences during this difficult time! I was so shocked to hear the awful news. Please let me know if there is anything I can do! Love you! -- Robbie

Robbie Jones
Charles Town, WV

Susan and family, my heart aches for you for I truly know what you are going through. Please know that I am thinking of you often and do not hesitate to reach out to me for anything. Please know that he is at peace for I'm sure there were many to meet him at the golden gates of Heaven for they received another angle. Love to all and god bless.

Barb Rulewich
Hagerstown, Md

My heart breaks for you. Mark always had a smile and a kind word. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Chrisie Reeser Long
Williamsport, 28

Our deepest condolences to you and your family. We are very sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers to get through the coming days. ❤️

Tina and Kevin McNulty
Boonsboro, Maryland

My condolences go to all the family and friends of Mark. May you rest in peace.

Pat Pickett
Hagerstown, Maryland

Charlie, Barb and family: One Wednesday Mark stopped in the Liquor Board to meet you for lunch and you called me out to meet him. I had just been diagnosed with Breast Cancer and you wanted him to tell me about his fight with cancer. He was a wonderful man and when he left I felt that there wasn't anything that I couldn't do because of his story. I'm so sorry for your loss and there are no words that I can say that will make it better. Just know that Mark was a true angel that walked on this earth and he left a mark in all of our lives with his actions, stories and just who he was. Sending angels and prayers your way. Love Vaun & Cristie

Vaun Miles-Swain
Hagerstown, MD

So sorry to hear about Mark, he will be missed by all of us. Our prayers are with the family.

Hagerstown, MD

Susan and family, I am so sorry for your loss of Mark. Please know that I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts & prayers. My heart just breaks for you all. May God bring you all peace, comfort & strength to get you through the coming days.

Trisha Benner
Sharpsburg, Maryland

I’m so sorry for your loss. He has an awesome family that loved him very much, which is something everyone would want! There are many memories that will always be cherished.

Jennifer seek
9924 st Roberts drive , Md

Susan & family: I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Bryan

Bryan Holmes
Danville, PA

At times like this words seem so irrelevant, but later they will bring you comfort. Mark was a good friend. May your memiores bring you comfort and may they always outway the pain. May the comfort of your family, friends and God bring you peace. RIP MARK

Carol Cauffman Sweigert
Martinsburg, Wv

Susan, Kait, Josh and Cam - I am so sorry for your loss. I'm holding you all in my heart and wishing you peace in the days ahead. You all definitely will have a guardian angel.

Susan Nemcek
Hagerstown, MD

Susan, our hearts are breaking for you all. We send our love and prayers for comfort and peace. May you find comfort in precious memories.

Carroll and Sherry Talbert
Berkeley Springs , WV

Susan and Family, I'm so sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you during this tough time.

Stacey Smith
Baltimore, MD

So sorry to hear about Mark. He truly was a great guy and will be missed. Prayers for his family.

Kathie Heavner
Hagerstown, Maryland

Susan, Our most sincere condolences to you and your family for your loss.

Victor Lopez
Greenbelt, Maryland

Susan : Yourself, Kaitlyn, Josh, Cameron and the Mades family will be in our thoughts & Prayers. Wishing you comfort and peace in the days ahead. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. "For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord."

Stephen Hummel
Hagerstown, Maryland

Susan I am so sorry for your loss. My sincere sympathy goes out to you and your family.

Robin D McCauley
Hollywood, Maryland

Mark, We have so many great memories of all our trips to the beach and lots of good times spent together over the years you were a great friend and such a kind and caring person you will never be forgotten, Gone way too soon Love Bruce and Jaynese

Jaynese Murfin
Hagerstown , Maryland

Good friend. Great guy. Will truly be missed

Mike french
Hagerstown , Md

So sorry to hear that you had to leave this world but you are in great hands. God has called for you to become an angel because he needed you more than you were needed here on earth. I know many are hearts broken over this but you will always be in there hearts and thoughts. Sending prayers to family and friends and may God give peace and comfortduringthis timeof sorrow. RIP Mark ❤❤

Paulette Palmer Stevens
Kissimmee , Florida

No words can ease yiu pain and loss. I will simply say that We are praying for your family. Mark will never be forgotten because we see him in Cameron's sweet smile!

Christina McDermott
Hagerstown, MD

My deepest sympathies to your family. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and may your memories bring you peace and comfort. Love to you and yours !

Barbara Gaver
Myrtle Beach , SC

Susan and family , Jo and I would like to offer our condolences to you all at this time. My GOD watch over and lead you at this time of need. GOD bless all of you.

George and Jo Shank
Myrtle Beach , S C

My deepest of sympathies to the family during this difficult time. I enjoyed the many conversations that Mark and I shared in the hallways of the County office building. Wish you peace and comfort. Jeff

Jeff Cline
Williamsport , MD

RIP my Fellow Rugger!

Hagerstown, Maryland

Thoughts and prayers. Enjoyed our time together brother. RIP

Ron VanReenen
Hagerstown , Maryland

Steve Greathead
Hagerstown, MD

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. He will be greatly missed.

Laura Hawkins
Hagerstown , Maryland

You will be missed by many. I’ll always remember our golf trips, laughs and a few drinks. Sincerely Greg Mozingo

Greg Mozingo
Chambersburg , Pa

So sorry for your loss! I’m Thinking of you all and wishing you moments of peace and comfort as you remember a husband, father and poppy! Love you guys always!!!

Ashley Clark
Falling Waters , Wv

Mark, we were the best of friends . We had so many great adventures and trips together. We never had a disagreement. You were always concerned about everyone else’s well being. You were a family man who was loyal and would have done anything for them. You adored your kids and grandson and talked about them at length.. your passing , may I say way to soon and unexpected has left a huge void in everyone life who knew and loved you. You will be sadly missed and never forgotten. Rest easy my friend and one day we will swing them again. We love you ! Dean and sheryl

Dean & Sheryl Hamburg
Hagerstown, Maryland

Rest well my friend. You will be missed.

Scott and Tressa Nicewarner
Hagerstown , Maryland

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