“Madeline Provenzano was a good friend, and someone who was passionate about her community. As a City Council Member Madeline helped make the East Bronx a better place, and was a champion for the creation of a new golf course at Ferry Point Park and a fighter for the needs of senior citizens and youth throughout the community. Madeline Provenzano was a strong women, a paragon of public service and a role model for other elected officials, and her spirit and conviction will be sorely missed.

“The thoughts and prayers of the people of The Bronx are with her family in their time of need,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.