Daniel P. Madden
CFSP, President, Certified Celebrant
Daniel P. Madden was born and raised in the Greater Youngstown area. He grew up in Canfield and later graduated from South Range High School in 1998. After attending Youngstown State University, Dan went on to Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, where he received a B.M.S. in 2001. In October of 2011 he became a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner through The Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. With 20 years in the funeral industry, Dan worked primarily at Becker Funeral Homes in the Greater Youngstown area. The opportunity arose for Dan to purchase Stark Memorial in January of 2019.. Dan is truly grateful for the opportunity to carry on the legacy of Russell Loudon in serving families of Salem and surrounding communities. Dan is a member and Secretary of of the Tri-County Funeral Directors Association, Ohio Funeral Directors Association, National Funeral Directors Association, NFIB, Selected Independent, and Ohio Embalmers Association. Dan is Immediate Past President of Poland Rotary and a member of the Salem Rotary Club. He also a member of Trinity Fellowship Church and St. Paul Catholic Church in Salem, Sons of AMVETS, Elks #305, and the Italian-American Club, and Greenford Ruritan. In 2020, Dan became a Certified Celebrant. Dan is married to his wife, Claudia Kovach and they reside in Canfield.