The Family of Linda Ann McDonnell, of West Caldwell, St. Aloysius Parishioner and STEM Sailing Founder, Have Announced Her Death
by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The family of Linda Ann Carbone McDonnell, of West Caldwell, have announced that she passed away on Wednesday at the age of 61.
Family and friends are deeply saddened by their loss and the community will mourn her absence.
Born and raised in Jersey City, Linda settled in West Caldwell 33 years ago. She was a Senior Managing Director at AON Benfield in New York City.
Linda was also a longtime parishioner of St. Aloysius and she volunteered as a teacher in their religious education program for several years.
Linda was an avid sailor and along with her husband Thomas, founded the not-for-profit organization S.T.E.M. Sailing. The prestigious program delivers provides educational and sailing opportunities to Jersey City youth.
Linda was pre-deceased by her parents, Rose DeLeo Carbone and Carl Carbone. She is survived by
The memorial arrangements for Linda McDonnell are as follows:
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Farmer Funeral Home of Roseland. Notes of sympathy to the family may be written online here.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Villa Marie Claire would be greatly appreciated: