Fortuna Gnudi, 95, of Edison died on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the Mary Anne Hale Pavilon Haven Hospice at JFK Medical Center in Edison.
Born in Jersey City where she spent most of her life, she later resided in Bayonne, Carteret and most recently Care One at the Highlands.
Fortuna was predeceased by her parents Caesar and Concetta Gnudi; siblings Anna Regina, Joseph, Caroline Gnudi, Mario, Domick, Rita Hronich and Gabriel.
Surviving are her sisters Mary Cappadona and Antionette Capurso; as well as several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
She spent her early years as an office worker. Later in life she devoted herself to taking execptional care of her mother and then her sister Caroline. Those who were closest to her adored her for her exceptional kindness, Laughter and gratitude for the simplest things.
Services will take place on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 9:00 AM from the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home 568 Middlesex Ave. (RT 27) Metuchen, followed by a 9:30 Am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral, Metuchen; interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington. Visitation is Tuesday from 4-8 PM. To send condolences please visit costello-runyon.com.