Eileen Hope Maddalena

January 21, 1937 – August 26, 2022

The elegant Eileen Hope Maddalena passed away peacefully at the age of 85. Born Jan 21, 1937 in Sheffield, England, surviving the bombings and rations of WWII.

Traveled through Europe, Canada, with the Bluebells dance troupe. Settled in Los Altos as a newlywed to Freddie Maddalena of Toronto.

She passed away peacefully from Alzheimer’s surrounded by her loving family and caregivers.

Eileen joins her parents Albert and Gertrude Pickles. She enjoyed 49 wonderful years working alongside her husband Restaurateur Freddie Maddalena, who passed away on May 5th 2016.

She leaves behind her siblings Derick, Ivan, and June as well as children Mia (Matt) Alioto and Paul (Sarah) Maddalena. Was a loving “Nana” to her grandchildren Marcello, Enzo, and Reno.

A Celebration of Life will be held in October; please contact Mia Alioto for details.


  1. Mia: we’ll be in prayer for you and family thru the loss of your lovely mother.
    Jill and I join you in your disparity.
    Your mom & dad will long be remembered as our great friends and Paco Drive neighbors. Bob Donaldson

  2. Lois and I always loved your mom and dad. You were the best neighbors! Our children loved playing with you guys and exploring your house on Paco. Our prayers are with you and Paul.

  3. Hi Mia
    It’s Gary. So sorry for you and your families loss. She was a dear and lovely friend and her presence always brought warmth and beauty and sparkle.
    She is missed but we know it was the time for her to leave us.
    I’ve already missed her.

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