Josefina Roman
Born: 01/23/1939
Died: 08/09/2017
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Josefina Roman

Josefina Roman passed away at her home in Jersey City on Wednesday, August 9, 2017,  She was 78.
Born  and raised in Puerto Rico, Josefina came to the US in 1959 and settled in Jersey City .  She was a strong, generous and family oriented person.  She dedicated herself to her family and was the true Matriarch.  A wonderful cook, she opened her home each  Sunday to her family and their friends  and served up an exceptional meal each time.  She was generous in every way, with her time, her love, her affection.  Josefina was loved by all who were lucky enough to know her.
Josefina was predeceased by her son, Johnny Roman, Jr. ; her grandson, Pablo Rivera, Jr. and her parents and siblings.  She is survived by her children, David Rivera and his wife Carmen, Mirta Claudio and her husband, Miguel, Sr., Pablo Rivera, Sr. and his wife Jackie, Albert Roman and his wife Tamara, Joshua Roman and his wife Christine Peters and Jayson Roman and his wife Shelly; her sisters, Naty Perez, Carmen Perez and Maria Guerra;  her grandchildren, Carmen Marie, Miguel, Jr. Marcelino, Jasmine, Ana Marie, Jessie, Jeremy, JJ, Billy, Alexis, Alexandrea, Alisha, Giovanni, Jose and Daniela; 9 great grandchildren and a large and loving group of extended family and friends.

Visitation will be at McLaughlin Funeral Home, 625 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ  07306 on Saturday and Sunday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.  Relatives and friends are invited to assemble at Saint John the Baptist Church on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 10:00am for the Mass of Christian Burial.  Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
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