POOLE – Madison Clare (Madi)

Born on July 31, 1997. Passed away August 28, 2021.

Passed away peacefully at Latrobe Regional Hospital Traralgon on August 28th, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.

Aged 24 years

Dearly loved and loving daughter of Katrina and James, Steven and Bec.

Loving sister of Cameron and Janine, and special sister of Lochlainn.


Dearly loved by everyone she touched.


Funeral Notice
Due to current Covid restrictions , Madi's service will be a private service by invitation only

Madi’s service will be live streamed on Thursday (September 2nd, 2021), at 2.30pm.

To view the live stream, please CLICK HERE.

  1. I will miss you madison from your best friend Kelly and my mum Julie. Williams. You will be sadly miss

    Julie and Kelly Williams August 30, 2021
  2. You have always had a place in our hearts miss Madi, from the time We met you . I loved being able to get a smile from you when I would pop in for a visit on my way to work. You where the strongest woman I know, we will miss you Madison WALK free beautiful Angel.

    Cheryl and Steve August 30, 2021
  3. Rest in Peace Beautiful girl!
    You had a smile for everyone
    You had a heart of gold
    You left behind the memories
    That we will always hold!
    All our love Andrea , Aaron , Lara and Damon xxxx

    Andrea Zekic August 30, 2021
  4. Dear Madi, you touched the lives of all who spent time with you at Baringa, we are all so thankful to have many memories of your cheeky smile, love of your friends and all things shopping and music… we will miss you and our hearts are with your family xxxx

    Sarah Lawless August 30, 2021
  5. My beautiful Mads,
    There are no words that could describe just how much you meant to not only myself but everyone else who had the pleasure of knowing you. You could always put a smile on anyone’s face with your charismatic ways, you were the ray of sunshine this world needed. You were taken too soon, but in our time together no matter how short, you have given me so many memories I will forever hold close to my heart.

    Spread your wings beautiful girl, Grandma and Ronnie will be there by your side.

    Always and forever in my heart,

    Your cousin Michaela

    Michaela Legg August 30, 2021
  6. Sharing in your sorrow with love and friendship Rest In Peace beautiful Maddison. Ian and Rita Van Opijnen

    Ian and Rita Van Opijnen August 30, 2021
  7. To our beautiful Madi.
    What a pleasure to have known and spend time with you. You will always be remembered for that infectious smile. Such a strong little princess.. always in my heart
    Fly high darlin, free to walk tall.
    Amanda and family.

    Amanda August 31, 2021
  8. Days at NEPS were always a little brighter with your infectious laugh around. Memories I’ll hold on to forever.

    Darcie August 31, 2021
  9. Run free Madi,
    I have fond memories of being your support worker in SLC.
    In particular on morning you arrived at school in a grumpy mood and told me I wasn’t your favourite aid. I replied, that’s OK Madi you’re not my favourite student.
    We just looked at each other for a moment and then both cracked up laughing..
    RIP beautiful girl.

    Sharron Elliott August 31, 2021
  10. Miss Madi you have changed the lifes of everyone you met for the better.
    We will all miss you Madi.
    May you rest in peace and fly high.

    Ben R August 31, 2021
  11. Maddi, a beautiful girl who fought bravely. Forever Young xx

    Michelle & Pam legg and family xx August 31, 2021
  12. Katrina and family, no words can express the sadness you are going through at the loss of Madi. She was a lovely young woman and so glad to be able to know her through your posts. Thinking of you. Pat xoxo

    Pat Edmonds August 31, 2021
  13. Madi – What a brave soul. Your determination and strength have been an inspiration to us all. It’s a privilege to have been a part of your life. Your struggle is over and you can now sleep peacefully.
    Love from Grandpa Bryan, Carol and Nicholas.

    Carol Cunningham August 31, 2021
  14. Katrina, our children went to Primary school together and I used to occasionally help you in the canteen. I remember a dedicated mother whose children’s interests always came first. I always admired you. Madi was such a special little girl with a big smile. I can’t imagine what you are feeling, but I am sending lots of love. xx

    Janine Horter August 31, 2021
  15. My Dearest Madi
    I am so blessed to have so many beautiful memories.
    I will always hold these memories close to my heart.
    This is not goodbye as you have always been in a special part of my heart, there you will forever be, in my heart, in my thoughts and my memories.
    As my Goddaughter you are a part of me and as your Godmother I will always truly be grateful to have shared a beautiful part in your life.
    I love you dearly Madi in all our yesterday’s, Today, Foreva & Always
    Love Aunty Kerry, Sparky, David & Michael

    Kerry Graham August 31, 2021
  16. We will remember you Maddi by your beautiful smiles. Taken so young.
    RIP Maddi.
    Fred and Helen

    Helen and Fred Brooks August 31, 2021
  17. My dearest Madi
    Your giggle and laughter, your humour and your love for Harry Potter are all memories I will hold close to my heart, watching you and Micheala flutter around in your fairy costumes as young girls I will treasure in my book of memories. Madi it’s time to rest now and I’m sure Grandma is holding you tight by now and Ronnie has taken your hand….may your new journey be filled with love…Rest peacefully beautiful Madi lots of love always Aunty Rina xxxx

    Karina Sikora August 31, 2021
  18. Our darling Madchen – so many beautiful memories we have of you! Those memories are our treasures. Rest now with Grammy Gill holding you close. You are in our hearts and know that we love you.

    Drew, Chookie and Annaliese September 1, 2021
  19. Dearest Katrina and family.

    Tears flow for your beautiful Madi, who now resides in the same place Nessa does. Our girls are gone but we will never stop loving or missing them.

    No parent or child should have to go through this and there just aren’t words enough to express what I am feeling and how much love and support I am sending your way. I am here for you.

    Sue Williames September 1, 2021
  20. In the short time we have known Maddie we have grown to love her and have her part of our family we will miss and be thinking of her always love Frances& Jim xxx

    Jim and Frances Lawrence September 1, 2021
  21. Madi, you grew from such a gorgeous curly tops into a beautiful young lady loved by all who knew you. I’m so lucky to have a few special memories with just you & I… swimming at the Newborough pool with you clinging on squealing in my ear, sitting making sandcastles at Lochsport while everyone was off fishing and stirring you up watching a tv series, where you had a crush on that boy with curly hair. You made me laugh so hard, your contagious laugh and wicked sense of humour. Those precious times will never fade. Fly high on those fairy angel wings darling niece until we see you again. Your Nana’s will take loving care of you xo Love and thoughts to Katrina , James, Cam & Janine and my brother Steve. Your Aunty Wendy, cousins Freyja, Odin & Henri xoo

    Wendy Allan September 1, 2021
  22. To miss mads,
    Thank you for being the best you could ever be, I will forever cherish the memories I made with you. You have such a strong place in my heart gorgeous girl, I will never forget you.
    Walk free beautiful, I’ll see you again soon xx

    Melody Derbyshire September 1, 2021
  23. Madi, words cannot describe how heart broken I am. You braved a long fight until the end, always so much stronger then you lead on. I will never forget your beautiful smile and laugh when I walked into the room and yelled “tuna face”. Look after us all up there, all we have ever known if you in our lives – especially your beautiful Mum, Dad, brother and soon to be nephew. You will forever always be in my heart. Lots of love always, Tuna Face (Sarah), Danyon & Miah xxx

    Sarah Gregory September 1, 2021
  24. Dear Madi,
    I always be grateful for the memories I got to spend with you.
    I’ll never forget as kids you would always say to me ‘Steph, do you want to play my iPad with me?’. Oh what I would do to sit with you and play your iPad together again.
    I’ll promise to make sure Archie knows of your beautiful smile and your contagious laugh.
    It’s finally your time to rest peacefully. You put up a long and hard fight but you blessed our lives everyday with your existence.

    Love always, your cousin Stephanie, Matt and Archie.

    Stephanie September 1, 2021
  25. Beautiful Madi
    We watched as you grew from a cheeky toddler to a graceful, lovely young lady. Beautiful, and elegant with a dash of awkwardness and mischievousness. Your infectious laughter and indomitable spirit could not be quashed by a debilitating foe. You didn’t just put up a good fight, you put up the best fight, and as heartbreaking as it was to see you slowly loose the battle, it was an honour and privilege to hold you hand. My absolute respect for you and your courageous mum.

    Beautiful Madi
    God saw you getting tired
    And a cure was not to be
    So He put His arms around you
    And whispered ‘Come with Me.’

    Uncle Russell, Marina & Harry

    Russell Legg September 1, 2021
  26. Dear darling Madi,
    I cherished the times reading stories with you throughout your childhood and seeing you grow into a lovely young lady with a great sense of humour. Laura and I will always have fond thoughts of you and your giggles when we watch some of your favourite movies, The Princess Diaries. Every time I see a beautiful butterfly I think of you, your gentleness and grace. Your spirit is free to fly now. No doubt you will be laughing at your Mum & I as we continue our forever, unconditional friendship and warped sense of humour. Every time I give your big brother Cam a cuddle,, I will be thinking of you too. I love you Madi. You will forever be in my memory. Lots of love from Aunty Tarsh, Uncle Scott, Laura and Ethan xoxoxoxo

    Tarsh Brown September 1, 2021
  27. Our dearest Madi, your smile was known to light up a room and also our hearts. We will miss you more than words could express.

    Endless love Jake, Maddi, Lilah and Clay 💕

    Jacob George Gregory September 2, 2021
  28. Madi
    You will always have a special place in my heart
    I will miss the times I would sit next to you and just do silly shit to make you laugh and your cheeky comebacks to your mum, some of which I fueled… plus your carefree attitude and not to mention your love for Harry Potter and tictacs
    You are the bravest woman I know, I’m sorry you were taken from us xxx
    I love you beautiful girl, say hi to grandma for me
    Love from Jess

    Jess Gatt September 2, 2021
  29. Rest In Peace my special best friend, you always had a gorgeous laugh and personality of being who you are. I will always remember our times together at Baringa.

    you will be sadly missed xo

    Helen Bayes September 2, 2021
  30. Dear Katrina and family,

    Very sorry to hear the passing of Madison.
    I will always remember her infectious smile.
    Thoughts are with you.

    Rest in peace Madi.

    Frank, Melyse and Emma

    Frank Jung September 2, 2021
  31. You were beautiful Madi. I hope our children carry on the beautiful curly hair and blue eyes you and your brother share.
    I’m so thankful you are now free from pain and can watch down on us.
    I love your brother and he’s going to be the best dad to your nephew, I just know it.

    Your sister, Janine xx

    Janine September 2, 2021
  32. My little sister,
    Forever will you be in my heart as the beautiful young girl with the most sassy attitude. I hope you are walking around up there flipping everyone of as you always did, and squealing with excitement at the littlest things.
    Love you always, Cam.

    Cameron Poole September 2, 2021
  33. Miss Maddison,
    You have been my adopted sister since the beginning.
    Going to Loch Sport, sitting next to you and chatting the whole way up, even to you screaming when your dog threw up on us.
    I will miss that cheeky smile and all the potty humour that you have, but I will never forget you and your laugh.
    ‘Till we meet again, rest in peace sis.

    Love from Loch, Paige, Kobe, Tess, Ty & Kowan

    Lochlainn, Paige & the kids September 2, 2021
  34. On behalf of the many staff here at Latrobe Regional Hospital whose lives you have touched, may you rest in peace Maddison.
    Such a beautiful young lady, with a lovely smile, a fighting spirit and a great sense of humour.
    Deepest sympathy to Katrina and family

    Michelle Butler (social Work Manager) September 2, 2021
  35. I will always miss you so much Maddi You a wonderful friend at Baringa And lots of smile and laughter. Love from your friend Kelly williams

    Kelly williams September 2, 2021
  36. Rip in peace sweetheart. Always had a massive smile for me. ❤️Let your wings fly. Xx

    Gerald September 2, 2021
  37. Dear Katrina & family,
    Our thoughts are with you all at this heart breaking time.

    We have fond memories of a happy, determined, beautiful young lady with an infectious laugh. She touched all our lives in some way. Rest peacefully Madi.

    Love & hugs from David, Sandi, Emily , Nicole & Nathan Somerville xox

    Sandra Hutchison/Somerville September 2, 2021
  38. Fly high beautiful girl. Forever in our hearts and now the brightest star in the night sky. Till we meet again.

    Your cousin Tiarni xxx

    Tiarni September 2, 2021
  39. Deepest sympathy to Katrina and family. Madi you had a cheeky smile and laugh that could light up a room. You also had the internal strength of a warrior.

    You touched people’s lives in a way only you could – leaving them a better person for having met you.

    Katrina, you were Madi’s rock and she left knowing she was loved beyond measure, unconditionally and wonderfully.

    Sending you all of our love and thoughts.
    Fly high and free Miss Madi xx

    Nicky & everyone at Headway September 2, 2021
  40. Madison, I have no words to describe how much you will be missed. You were a bright, beautiful, caring young lady. You always had a smile for me and my kids. Even when I called you ‘Harry’ you laughed and said “whatever”!!
    Tri and Cam, my thoughts and prayers are with you both today, I wish I could be there with you but it’s not to be. Love to you both. ❤️❤️❤️

    Lisa, Jackson and Torri Horton September 2, 2021
  41. Dearest Madi
    You will be greatly missed and I thank you for all the happy memories we had as good friends. Not a day goes by that I don’t think of you, my dear friend. Thank you for being the joyful, happy, sweet, caring, gorgeous girl that you are and always will be known for. From Penny xoxo

    PS. I send all my love to Madi’s family and friends during this sad time.

    Penny Morley (Fairbairn) September 2, 2021
  42. May you now Rest In Peace beautiful Madi x

    From all the nurses on Bass ward at LRH

    Nurses at LRH Bass ward September 2, 2021
  43. Beautiful Madi you were such a smiley girl, you brought so much joy and laughter to our lives. Always in our hearts and never forgotten, Rest In Peace sweetheart. Till we meet again xx

    Love Gill,Tim, Michael, Chris,Daniel and Kayla

    Somerville\ Hall family September 2, 2021
  44. Sweet Mads, I am so relieved you are now at rest ❤️ Always made me work hard for a grin, but always worth it 🥰

    Mallory Winchester September 2, 2021
  45. I will always cherish the times we spent together growing up, and you will always hold a place in my heart. I love and miss you dearly Madi x

    Annaliese September 2, 2021
  46. Madi, you were a gorgeous strong and brave person. Wherever you are now, I’m sure are making it a better and happier place.
    You were deeply loved and will be missed always
    Terry and family

    Terry Howlett September 2, 2021
  47. Dear Steve, Katrina, Cameron and all those who loved Madi. A lovely tribute to your beautiful girl. Thinking of you all. With love, Robyn

    Robyn Jack September 2, 2021
  48. Such a beautiful service and tribute to such a gorgeous girl.
    Love to Katrina, Steve, Cameron and partners, and to all of your extended family and those who loved and will miss Madi so much. Xxxxxx
    Kathy and Steve Rieniets and family

    Kathy rieniets September 2, 2021
  49. Maddi you were always strong not matter what life threw at you. You made so many people smile and laugh. Your laughter was contagious, you always knew how to make a person smile no matter what they were going through. My heart breaks on this sad day. You are finally free from your life challenges. Fly high my brave girl. As mum said you have grown wings but have found your legs again. Forever in my heart. I will miss you baby girl.

    Deb Walker (Deb Deb) September 2, 2021
  50. Rest In Peace beautiful girl , remembering your beautiful smile……
    Thoughts are with you today. Sending our love ….
    Tania, Jake & Sienna

    Tania September 2, 2021
  51. My darling daughter, you’re brave fight has come to an end. Gone but never forgotten. Love always, Dad. Thank you for so many laughs and smiles and will treasure our early Sunday mornings with bacon and eggs for brekkie and your favourite cartoons while Mum and Cam slept in…… A big thank you to Joshua Tree for the touching guard of honor today to farewell Madi and all you love and support for our special girl. Latrobe Valley hospital staff, Dr’s and Nurses, Baringa staff and students and all who helped Madi in her journey we call life. A special thanks to her amazing Mum for all you’ve done for our precious daughter. Love you Madi. Xoxo Rip…..Dad

    Steven Poole September 2, 2021
  52. Madi was a vibrant, fun-loving, sometimes mischievous young woman, who had the ability to endear herself to people; taught people the importance of respect, compassion and care: could rock out the tunes. Madi had an impact on everyone that she met and the staff on the Bass Unit had the privilege of caring for her, for over a year. We’ll miss you Madi. Fly free. We’re sure that your grandmother Gill is looking out for you, and with whom some of our staff have had the opportunity to work with and care for. Our thoughts are with your family and friends at this sad time

    Janene Stewart September 3, 2021