The Passing of William J. Madonna
The Bronx, NY - William J. Madonna, 55, of the Bronx died suddenly Friday, June 10th at his home.
He was born in Mount Kisco, New York on October 6, 1961. He was raised in Yorktown Heights and earned his Bachelor of Science from Northeastern University in Boston. He later graduated from the New England School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate.
Will, as he was fondly known, began his legal career in the office of Corporation Counsel of the City of New York Law Department and later joined the Bronx District Attorney's Office as a prosecutor. Since 1994 he has maintained a successful private practice in the Morris Park section of the Bronx. He was a zealous advocate for all of his many clients. Will was an active community member, especially in his role as chief counsel to local assemblyman, Mark Gjonaj.
Will leaves behind his deeply beloved sons, Matthew and Eric as well as his loving parents, Phyllis and Nicholas. He is survived by his siblings, Susann, Joan, and Robert. He leaves behind several nieces and nephews and an entire legal community. His smile, contagious laugh, and quick wit will be missed dearly by all.
A viewing will be held at Schuyler Hill Funeral Home from and from . The funeral service will be at Saint Francis de Chantal's Church. The family will greet friends at until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to the American Heart Association and the High School for Community Leadership (HSCL), a scholarship fund for underprivileged students to assist in college tuition costs.
Donate to the American Heart Association
To make a donation to HSCL Scholarship fund, please send checks to:
The High School for Community Leadership
Attn: Carlos Borrero
167-01 Gothic Drive
Jamaica, New York 11432.