It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Most Worshipful Brother John “Jack” C. Marden who passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
Most Worshipful Brother John C. Marden served the Grand Lodge of New Hampshire as the Ninety-Eighth Grand Master in 1982 and 1983. He continued his dedication to the New Hampshire Masons by serving the Grand Lodge of New Hampshire as Grand Secretary from 1992 to 2010; Deputy Grand Secretary in 2011 and then was made Grand Secretary Emeritus on May 19, 2012.
Brother Jack served as Worshipful Master of Spicket Lodge No. 85 of Salem, New Hampshire in 1969. He served the Second Masonic District as District Deputy Grand Lecturer in 1970 and 1971 and as District Deputy Grand Master in 1972 and 1973. He served as Junior Grand Deacon in 1974 and 1975. He was elected to Junior Grand Warden and served in 1976 and 1977; Senior Grand Warden in 1978 and 1979 and Deputy Grand Master in 1980 and 1981.
Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Elmwood Cemetery, 130 N. Lowell Street, (Rte 113) Methuen, Massachusetts followed by a collation to be held at the Salem Masonic Temple, 107 Main Street, Salem, NH. No Masonic Service will be held.
Cards of condolence may be sent to the family at 12 Millville Circle, Salem, NH 03079.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jack’s memory to St. Jude’s Hospital for Children. Donations may be made online or forms are available at their website www.stjude.org