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“Roselle, my dear sisterette, rest in peace. I love you. Thank you for the friendship that spanned distance and more than two decades - one that is...Read More »
1 of 38 | Posted by: Toyang Tacderas

“For the short span of time we have shared thank you for treating me like a good friend.You and your family have welcoming and thoughtful. Thank you...Read More »
2 of 38 | Posted by: Toyo Gandia and Family

“My heartfelt condolences to Brian, as well as the family of Roselle. In her simplicity, joy and openness, Roselle struck me as a trustworthy person,...Read More »
3 of 38 | Posted by: Stephen G. Borja

“Brian, take courage. It was an opportunity to meet you with Roselle. Let me thank you to for being a husband to her, for being supportive. We might...Read More »
4 of 38 | Posted by: Noly Cebritas

“Brian, What an honor it was for me to get to know Roselle. In such short time, she showed me her courage, her strength, resourcefulness and...Read More »
5 of 38 | Posted by: Elaine Giangrande

“I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 119:76. ”
6 of 38 | Posted by: A friend

“Tita Mama, You will always be in my prayers. I love you. Thank you for everything! ”
7 of 38 | Posted by: Sofia Danielle Bunani Tamares

“Tita Mama, Hope you find your way to heaven. I know my prayers will guide you to your path to heaven. I miss you. I love you! ”
8 of 38 | Posted by: Shaun Duane

“Rest in peace my friend... I know you're in the hands of God now... You fought your battle bravely... I will miss our tsikahan.. You're always in...Read More »
9 of 38 | Posted by: Gemma Delgado Azarraga

“i will miss your emails, laughter and words of encouragement.. no more pain, my dear friend.. you are now in God's loving arms.. ”
10 of 38 | Posted by: Gie

“Roselle, thanks for being an Angel to your nieces and nephews. You are always there to support us even in your difficult condition. Thanks for...Read More »
11 of 38 | Posted by: Sunn Tamares

“Tita Mama, I pray that you'll find your way to heaven. I love you and I will miss you! ”
12 of 38 | Posted by: Shannen Drew

“Love you Ate! You will always be remembered by your kindness and thoughtfulness. Prayers will always be offered with love. ”
13 of 38 | Posted by: Rosalie Bunani-Tamares

“Our deepest sympathy to Bunani and Smith family . Sorry for you loss. No more pain and she's now in the hands of the Lord. ”
14 of 38 | Posted by: Abock Raymundo and family.

“You will always be in my heart my dear ate Roselle...your memories and the friendship we shared will be with me always. I will never forget you....Read More »
15 of 38 | Posted by: Amelea Vergara

“our deepest sympathy to the family of roselle, specially to yaya paping and yoyo mulo bunani. we always pray for her. arabiana family ”
16 of 38 | Posted by: samuel arabiana

“My deepest sympathy to you Brian. I met Roselle one day at whole foods and she always greeted me with a smile. We often had coffee together and she...Read More »
17 of 38 | Posted by: Pat Wellman

“I am missing u already Selle! I will miss everything about u and most importantly ur smile and ur laugh. How can i forget u when i'm still working ...Read More »
18 of 38 | Posted by: Babes Barreda

“I didn't know Rosell till she was a patient in Bridgeport Hospital. I'am a Filipina Nurse. I met her and Brian when she was having a procedure in...Read More »
19 of 38 | Posted by: Imelda Benedicto IR nurse

“We are so sorry for your loss Brian and family,If you ever want to talk call my cell phone 203-810-7870. James. Robinson. And...Read More »
20 of 38 | Posted by: James Robinson

“Dear Tita Ninang, I love you and thank you for everything.. I love you. Reanna Bunani ”
21 of 38 | Posted by: Reanna Bunani

“Dear Tita Roselle, Thank you for all the blessings that you gave to us. Thank you for taking care of me when I was baby, I pray that you will be...Read More »
22 of 38 | Posted by: Lance Bunani

“Dear Tita, Thank you for all the blessing, love and care you left here for your love ones. Thank you for being a great role model to us. I pray that...Read More »
23 of 38 | Posted by: Luiz Bunani

“Dear Roselle, I am blessed to have you as my sister in law, thank you for loving our children... You were always such a strong person and never let...Read More »
24 of 38 | Posted by: Lea Bunani

“Dear Roselle, My little sister, I can't help to reminisce our younger years. Even when we were still young we used to play with each other, share...Read More »
25 of 38 | Posted by: Richard Bunani

“WE LOVE YOU SO MUCH... you will be cherished forever in our hearts..... love mama and papa ”
26 of 38 | Posted by: Romulo and Felila Bunani

“I know you are now at peace and happy with the Lord.... all memories tat we've shared will be treasured forever.... Your presence will always stay...Read More »
27 of 38 | Posted by: Rowena Lopez Bunani

“Brian, Sad to hear of your loss. I will keep you and Roselle in my thoughts and prayers ”
28 of 38 | Posted by: Arlene Skovira - Fairfield, CT

“I am so saddened by Roselle's passing. My parents are both from The Philippines. I connected with Roselle over our shared heritage as a WFM customer,...Read More »
29 of 38 | Posted by: Aimee Guerrero

“I worked with Roselle at WFM. I looked forward to seeing her each day, and will always remember her kindness and the joy she brought to everyone she...Read More »
30 of 38 | Posted by: Lisa Callahan

“Hay Brian i am sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers at home and at work. I hope that we can get to church together for every weekend...Read More »
31 of 38 | Posted by: Jeffrey Emswiler

“Dear Brian, we can't be there for the funeral, but you are in our hearts and prayers. God bless you through this difficult time. Aunt Marilyn and...Read More »
32 of 38 | Posted by: Marilyn Collier - Weston, Mo

“My deep sympathy for the families of both Brian and Roselle. ”
33 of 38 | Posted by: Radha

“My sincere condolences to the family for the loss of your Beloved. ”
34 of 38 | Posted by: Liz Holmes

“Dear Brian, We are sending our love and deepest condolences for the loss of your Roselle. You are in our thoughts and prayers. As always The Fitz's ”
35 of 38 | Posted by: Maria & Brian Fitzgerald

“Dear Brian, We are so sorry to hear of Roselle's passing. We will keep you and all of the family members in our thoughts and prayers during this sad...Read More »
36 of 38 | Posted by: Lois Espeso

“Offering our sympathies at this time. ”
37 of 38 | Posted by: The Staff of Lesko-Polke Funeral Home - CT

“Brian & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
38 of 38 | Posted by: Robin Reilly


Roselle Bunani Smith, age 43, of Fairfield, beloved wife of Brian Smith, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. In addition to her loving husband, Brian, Roselle is survived by her parents, Romulo and Felipa Bunani; sibilngs, Rowena Bunani-Lopez, her husband, Joel, and their daughter, Hannah Francheska Bunani; Richard Bunani, his wife, Rosa Lea Bunani, and their children, Romser Luiz, Reanna Lei, and Lance Richard Bunani; and Rosalie Bunani-Tamares, her husband, Sunny, and their children, Sofia Danielle, Shaun Duane, and Shannen Drew Tamares, all of the Philippines. Additionally, she is remembered by Brian's parents, Gerald and Dianne Smith; and his siblings, Allison Hjorth, and her husband Christopher, Jeffrey Smith, and his wife Laurie, Adam Smith, and his wife Erin, Todd Smith; an additional seven nieces and nephews. Born and raised in the Philippines, Roselle came to the United States in 2004. In 2008, she met and later married Brian, the love of her life. She proudly became a citizen of the United States two years ago. A former clerk at the Whole Foods in Fairfield, Roselle courageously battled breast cancer for five years. The silver lining of this time was her getting to know many kind, caring people who came to her aid. She, too, touched numerous individuals with her continuously uplifting outlook and zeal for life. Friends may greet the family on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9:30-11:30 AM in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center. Her Memorial Mass will follow at 12:00 PM at Holy Family Church, Fairfield. Memorial contributions may be directed to: Bridgeport Hospital Foundation, 267 Grant Street, Bridgeport, CT 06610 or Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065. To order flowers online, for travel directions, or to sign her guest register, please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com