Joel Christopher Maddock, age 51, of London Ontario, passed away peacefully at University Hospital on February 12, 2022.  Born in Guelph Ontario, son of the late Jack and Kathleen (Durkan) Maddock.  Joel served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 28 years until his retirement.  He worked in the Signals Core (high tech communications) and also as a Warrant Officer.  He had been deployed to Rwanda and Bosnia and had also taken part in the prestigious Nijmegen March twice in Holland. 

Joel is survived by his siblings Julie Heinbuch (Grant), Jane McDermott (Ron), Brian Maddock, Gerald Maddock (Marilyn), Neil Maddock, Kathleen Maddock, Susan Hunter (Kevin) and Rosemary Maddock and their families. 

A private family service will take place on Thursday, February 17, at 1:30 p.m. followed by interment at Avondale Cemetery. Those who wish to join the family from home can follow the view livestream link below Joel’s obituary.  A celebration of Joel’s life will take place later this year (time and date to be determined). As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart Transplant Unit at London Health Sciences Centre and may be made through W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford Ontario.  519-271-7411



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