DVFA Profile

Laura L. Madara

Born:  1965

LODD:  4/9/2021

Fire Company:  Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company

On April 9, 2021, Laura  Lee Madara was working as fire police on the scene of an accident on Polly Branch Road when she struck and killed.  She retired from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control as an Assistant Superintendent.  Laura was a member of the Selbyville Vol. Fire Co. where she served as Fire Police and President of the Ladies Auxiliary. She was involved with the 4H Club and was a culinary judge at the Delaware State Fair. Laura was a site supervisor for WORCOA and helped at the Senior Center in Ocean City. She worked with Safe Kids, was a CPR Instructor and a member of the Sussex County and the Delaware State Fire Police Association. She was also involved with Civil War reenactment and was an avid NASCAR fan.  At the time of her death at the age of 56, she was survived by her parents Kenneth L. and Diane Robinson Madara; her sister Lisa M. Goodwin (Ed) and her faithful dog Angus.  Laura was laid to rest with full fire department honors in Redmen’s Cemetery. 

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