Obituary: Diane M. Fudge, 68, of Stratford

Diane M. Fudge, age 68, of Stratford, beloved wife of Pastor Roger Fudge, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015 at Bridgeport Hospital.

Born in Astoria, Queens, New York, she was a daughter of the late Donato and Josephine Montalbano Cialone.

For over 30 years, she was proud to be the First Lady, Pastor’s wife. Diane was active in ministry at the Christian Assembly Church of Stratford for many years.

In addition to her husband of 47 years, Pastor Roger Fudge, survivors include her four children, Dr. Daniel Fudge of Stratford, Roger Fudge Jr. and his wife Jane of West Babylon, NY, Kimberly Adams and her husband Thomas of Coatsville, PA and Mark Fudge and his wife Cheryl of Patchogue, NY, a sister, Marie Volaric and her husband Edo of Mahwah, NJ, a brother, Joseph Cialone and his wife Carmen of Great Neck, NY, four grandchildren, Thomas, Alexandra and Samuel Adams, and Adrianna Fudge as well as several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will take place on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. directly in the Christian Assembly Church, 1326 Nichols Ave., Stratford. Interment will follow at St. John Cemetery, Monroe.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Feed the People Food Pantry, 301 Bostwick Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06605.

Calling hours will take place Wednesday from 4 - 8 p.m. at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull.

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