A funeral Mass for longtime borough attorney Joseph Mezzacca Jr. was celebrated Saturday morning at Our Lady of Peace Parish in New Providence, with family, friends and Madison officials in attendance.
Mezzacca counseled Madison's land use boards for decades and then advised the governing body for the last 16 years. He after an illness at the age of 65.
The Madison resident ran a law practice on Main Street and published calendars of his photographs that .
In his spare time, he enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family.
"This is a huge loss of not only the town's institutional memory, but the loss of a truly fair, decent and great, great man," former Mayor Mary-Anna Holden said this week.