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Roudi - Justina Furman Roudi, age 84, of Bridgeport, devoted wife of the late Stefan Roudi, passed away peacefully in her home on September 5, 2012.
Justina will be lovingly remembered by her family and friends, including her three children, Stephan Roudi, of Bridgeport, Erika Van Amring, of Oxford, Susan Barbessi-Man, and her husband, Alrick, of Shelton; her granddaughter, Megan D'Eramo, who cherished her "Nonnie"; former son-in-law, Keith Van Amring, of Naugatuck; three brothers, Louis, Ivan, and Josef, one sister, Milka Ostir, all of Slovenia; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Stefan, she was predeceased by two sisters, Danica and Slavica Furman, one son-in-law, David Barbessi.
Born and raised in Yugoslavia, Justina immigrated to the United States on March 29, 1957, and settled in Bridgeport. Originally a practicing nurse while in Europe, she learned to be a machinist at Bassick Tool Company, and later spent 27 years with Heime Incorporated, in Fairfield before her retirement.
Justina was a longtime member of . She enjoyed tending to her garden, caring for her feline companion "Mitza", sharing time with her family and friends outdoors, especially when at a beach.
Funeral services will be held on Friday 11 AM in the , 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center, and 1130 AM in Holy Cross Church. Entombment will follow in Mountain Grove Mausoleum. Friends may greet her family on Friday from 10 AM until the time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Connecticut Food Bank, 74 Linwood Ave, Fairfield, CT 06824. To order flowers online, travel directions, or to sign her guest register, please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com