She said he was especially upset about his two young children being named in one of the lawsuits, though Henriques said it is quite common for children and their trust funds to be named in such suits.
Mark's wife Stephanie and Mark's two youngest children had legally changed their last name to avoid the Madoff stigma. Stephanie was at Disney World with Mark's daughter when Mark committed suicide.
Madoff has also begun to feel he would never find work, according to Henriques. "All he knew was Wall Street," said Henriques. "He began to feel he was completely unemployable."
"Certainly he began to feel he was never going to be able to fit back in," she said.