Judi Greenspan-Lopez
  • 50 years old
  • Date of birth: Jan 4, 1961
  • Date of passing: May 22, 2011
Our Love For You Is Eternal....

 Judi, beloved wife and loving mother of two beautiful children, Aaron and Ariella was loved by family and her many friends.  Her perseverance and courage throughout her life was matched only by her grace and generosity.
Those fortunate enough to have met Judi will always remember her warm smile, wit and willingness to help others.

Our love for you is eternal....

A memorial fund in Judi's name has been set up at Memorial Sloan-Kettering for Ovarian Cancer Research . Please don't forget to check off the box for "Honorary or Memorial Gift". "Judith Greenspan-Lopez Ovarian Cancer Research Fund"

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Cheryl Suarez on 24th May 2016

"I can't believe it's been 5 years. I miss your smile and your love of life. I see Roxi every day and there's a second where I expect you to be in the yard behind her. You live on in your wonderful children. R.I.P. my friend."

This tribute was added by Bernard Greenspan on 23rd May 2016

"Your mother and I miss you more each passing day. Never a day goes by without us looking at your picture.  The space you left in our hearts can never be filled."

This tribute was added by Adrian Lopez on 22nd May 2016

"Thoughts may wander to sadder times, but then your children and I  think of your smile and the grace with which you shared your life bringing us so much joy.  
Rest well my beloved..."

This tribute was added by Lori Hudson on 22nd May 2016

"Iduj -
Bahama Mamas
Conch Shells
Memories that last forever
Turtle Angels
El Tee"

This tribute was added by Barbara Stopfer on 22nd May 2016

"Dear Judi:  Another year has gone by and we think of you often and miss you each day.  You left a void that will not be replaced as you were so special to so many people,. We love you and will always miss you. Keep smiling with that beautiful smile of yours, Love you kiddo and say hello to my beloved Bernie, Love Barbara aka Sam"

This tribute was added by Jim Gerke on 22nd May 2016

"As Memorial Day approaches every year, for the past 5 years....Thoughts of you. Your love is still felt to this day."

This tribute was added by Linda Murad Aghassi on 22nd May 2016

"Dear Judi,
I have lit a candle, but you are always remembered and with me each day bringing  the smiles, laughter, encouragement, support, etc that only you could bring. Thank you for giving and sharing so much of yourself unselfishly.  Missing you still......love, Linda"

This tribute was added by Bernard Greenspan on 4th January 2016

"My dear Judi.  Another year has passed with out you.  It does not get easier with time.  Everyday there is a void.  I never stop missing you and think of you always. Mom and Dad"

This tribute was added by Cheryl Suarez on 23rd May 2015

"Every time I see Roxy I think of you. I can't believe it's been four years. Your children have done you proud !"

This tribute was added by Jim Gerke on 22nd May 2015

"I made a promise 4 years ago that I couldn't keep. Steve & I promised we'd get together every year in your memory. Losing Steve just a few months later has left me to do this on my own. Great memories that bring a smile. A true inspiration on how to celebrate life."

This tribute was added by Adrian Lopez on 22nd May 2015

"Dearest,
Another year passes, yet your memory lives on in your children, your mom and dad, your good friends and in my heart....."

This tribute was added by Eileen & Bernard Greenspan on 22nd May 2015

"Judi Dad & I miss you every day.  We will always love you. rest sweetly dear daughter.  Everyday things are less without you."

This tribute was added by Debra Ploth on 22nd May 2015

"My dear friend Judi.  You are my inspiration to keep doing what I'm doing.  I just made 5 years cancer free and I thank you for all of your positive messages and uplifting outlook you always shared with me.  You are my hope, my friend and my blessing.  I am so grateful that we had the time we had as "new" friends and sisters in the fight of ovarian cancer.  My heart hurts to think that such a beautiful ray of sunshine of a person was taken from all of us so early on.  I'm sure heaven has a new glow that it didn't have before you went home.  I miss you my dear friend.  I love you and I thank you for continuing to be my inspiration in this life.  Every day is a gift and in the hardest of times I cherish it."

This tribute was added by Barbara Stopfer on 22nd May 2015

"Dear Judi: So many miss you, so many love you and so many think of you so very often. Keep smiling and I know you are smiling down on all of us. Love, Barbara and Bernie"

This tribute was added by Bernard Greenspan on 5th January 2015

"Judi,
I miss you everyday..  Your picture hangs where every one can see that  beautiful face, shining with your wonderful smile.
Your children are beautiful and successful.
we are so proud of them and I believe you are too.  Love Mom.."

This tribute was added by Bernard Greenspan on 4th January 2015

"My dear Judi, This is the 4th birthday without you.  It was just a short time ago we were able to share all of our joys with you.  It seems like yesterday.  It never gets better.  We feel you around us all the time.  You are in our hearts and minds always.  There is an empty space which only you can fill. We miss you beyond imaginable.  You are always in our thoughts.  Mom and Dad"

This tribute was added by Barbara Stopfer on 4th January 2015

"Dear Judi:  We had loads of fun in River Edge. Remember your nickname Max and I was Sam?.  I think of you very often. Happy Birthday, Judi, you are so missed by so many people. We love you, Love to you xoxox Barbara"

This tribute was added by Barbara Stopfer on 4th January 2015

"Dear Judi:  I know so many hearts are broken without you, but the joy we all shared with you is always in our hearts. Bernie and I wish you a very happy birthday today and we know you are smiling down on those who love you., love Barbara"

This tribute was added by Arlynn Shankle on 26th September 2014

"Hello Judi,
I thought of you today.  I miss seeing your smiling face.
Arlynn"

This tribute was added by Linda Murad Aghassi on 23rd May 2014

"Dear Judi, so often I think, "oh how I wish I could call you and talk and hear your wonderful optimism infused with laughter and a dose of reality;)" i remember the giggles and the talks, and I smile missing you all the same. The kids have a lasting bond and they are growing beautifully. You have so much to be proud of :-) your light shines through XO"

This tribute was added by Adrian Lopez on 22nd May 2014

"As time passes, our memories of you remain vivid and bright.  You will always be missed by loved ones and friends alike.
My dear, we are all fine still cherishing our precious time with you. AAA"

This tribute was added by Abby Lundy on 22nd May 2014

"Three years ago you left those of us that love you.  It may get easier as time goes on, but you are never far from my thoughts and always in my heart.  <3"

This tribute was added by Bernard Greenspan on 22nd May 2014

"My Dear Judi, Today is the 3rd year since you left us much too soon  Everyday we miss you more than the day before.  We look at your picture and its brings you to life in our hearts and minds. Mom and Dad"

This tribute was added by Eileen & Bernard Greenspan on 5th January 2014

"Ariella Lopez with Judi Greenspan Lopez
I miss you every day, but I know you are still smiling down at me, proud of all of my accomplishments and looking out for me every step of the way. I couldn't have asked for a better mother and best friend to have had in my life. I have so many wonderful memories with you that I will always cherish deep in my heart. Thank you for being such a big part of making me who I am today, I couldn't be happier.

Happy Birthday Mom. I love and miss you very much. And I will be making chicken with rice and mushroom sauce in honor of your birthday!"

This tribute was added by Bernard Greenspan on 4th January 2014

"Judi, Today is the 3rd birthday without you. For Mom and I you are always with us, never left us, always in our hearts and minds.  We feel your presence just because of who you are, a caring, compassionate person. Who by your presence always lit up the room. You are the person around things revolve."

This tribute was added by Bernard Greenspan on 1st December 2013

"Judi, This is the 3rd Thanksgiving without you.  There was an empty chair at the table-yours.  We all missed your soup,  your smile and your beautiful smiling face..  Each day is never the same without you.
Dad"

This tribute was added by Bernard Greenspan on 24th May 2013

"Judi, Mom and I miss you everyday.  The pain of your passing never leaves us.  You are in our hearts and minds al
ways.  I visit you often and knock on your wall hoping you would answer.  The silence is a roar in my head.  I knock again hoping for next time, when I knock again."

This tribute was added by Adrian Lopez on 23rd May 2013

"Dearest, on the anniversary of your passing, I still recall the wonderful times you and I had with our children and family.  While we all miss you, we will always be better having known you as a wife, mother, daughter and friend.  
Rest at peace knowing we are all doing well and look forward to meeting you again some day.."

This tribute was added by Debra Ploth on 4th January 2013

"Dear Judi~

Happy Birthday to you in heaven.  I love you and miss you so so much.  It is so hard to understand why you had to go.  I miss our phone calls and your uplifting attitude.  I think about you always and hurt inside.  I'm so happy for the time we shared. Love you Birthday Girl.  Deb"

This tribute was added by Bernard Greenspan on 4th January 2013

"My DearJudi,
This is your second birthday without you. Each and everyday I miss you more.There is a.hole in my life, a hole in my heart and an empty space only you can fill.How does one continue to go on after such a loss.I look at your wonderful children that carry all the things that you taught them.They will carry the touch of your soul forever"

This tribute was added by Adrian Lopez on 4th January 2013

"My dearest,
As time passes by my memories of you become more meaningful and vivid.  The life we shared will always be cherished by me and our  children and has left indelible memories with everyone who knew you.
Happy Birthday ......"

This tribute was added by Arlynn Shankle on 15th June 2012

"Judi...  I've been thinking of you lately.  Miss seeing you very much.  Your neighbor, Arlynn"

This tribute was added by Linda Block on 3rd June 2012

"It's been over a year since your gone. I can remember how fantastic you were to my son, Kevin. He complimented you and talked about you all the time about how he liked to be with you. He said you were optimistic, cheerful, and encouraged him with his schoolwork."

This tribute was added by Pam Ponte on 22nd May 2012

"Dear Judi ~ I will always remember your smile and know that you're looking down  and smiling on everyone who knew you.  Rest in Peace my dear friend.
Love,
Pam, Pete and Vincent Ponte"

This tribute was added by Jim Gerke on 22nd May 2012

"A year since you left us, and I still really can't find the words to express how I feel, and how wonderful a friend you were.   I hope that  Adrian, Ariella and Aaron are finding a way to cope. I think about them and your Mom & Dad often."

This tribute was added by Kevin Block on 22nd May 2012

"Mrs. Lopez,

You were a fantastic woman, strong at heart. I didn't understand your cancer that well at the time, but from what I saw, you sure as anything didn't let it keep you down. You were a role model to any and all people to come in contact with you and I will continue to think of you."

This tribute was added by Wayne Green on 16th January 2012

"Judi, you were taken from us far too soon.  You were such a lovely caring and ful loving person.  I will always remember our first meeting at Adam & Christine's wedding.  God blessings on your soul.  Wayne"

This tribute was added by Linda Murad Aghassi on 12th January 2012

"Hi, its me!  Best buds at 6, we grew up sharing adventures hatched out of  our 'genius' ideas..We grew up sharing family from my house to yours..We grew up with incessant giggling that even a gigglectomy couldn't cure..We grew into the Moms we said we wanted to become...we learned from each other. There can be only one of you, Thank you for being you."

This tribute was added by Eileen & Bernard Greenspan on 8th January 2012

"My dear sweet Judi.  Everyday, all day we think of you. You are the lite of our lives.  Your legacy is all those things you have done for people.  How much you were willing to give of yourself.  The highest form of giving is to give of one's self.  This make you live forever.  In judiasm,"If you change one life, you change the world."  This means your legacy is forever."

This tribute was added by Eileen & Bernard Greenspan on 5th January 2012

"JUdi
We miss you so very much it hurts.  
We lit a candle for you yesterday.  It was your birthday.Rest well  sweet daughter,.you live in our hearts and minds forever.  Without you the world seems dimmer, because I write with tears in my eyes.  Mom & Dad"

This tribute was added by Pam Ponte on 4th January 2012

"Thank you Judi for being a terrific person with a personality to match.  You will always be remembered for your wonderful smile and your positive attitude.  I miss you and will always cherish you as one of my close friends.  I love you.
Pam Ponte"

This tribute was added by Linda Block on 4th January 2012

"Thinking of you Judi.
Linda"

This tribute was added by Lori Hudson on 4th January 2012

"Thinking of you on this special day, the day of your birth, January 4th, Iduj...YOU'RE STILL THE ONE!  The party continues and your spirit soars.  A toast to the Bahamas Mama.....love ya!  
El Tee"

This tribute was added by Jim Gerke on 4th January 2012

"If there is a Heaven, you are there
If you are there, your Birthday Party is being prepared
If there is a party, you are the Hostess, just as you were years ago
If you are the Hostess, Steve C is guarding the door, just like Steve & I did many years ago. Friends forever. Forever missed, forever loved"

This tribute was added by Abby Lundy on 4th January 2012

"Happy Birthday in Heaven, my friend!  I miss you everyday!  Love you!"

This tribute was added by Cheryl Suarez on 4th January 2012

"Judi, every morning I look out my kitchen window and for a split second expect to see you in the yard with Roxie, and then my heart breaks.
I am blessed to have had you in my life and I have never missed anyone so much. God Bless your family, may each day shed a bit
of the sorrow they feel."

This tribute was added by Debra Ploth on 4th January 2012

"Happy Birthday My Friend.  I miss our daily chats and hearing your voice.  Love You Bunches."

This tribute was added by JOE LANGER on 7th September 2011

"Judi and I were camp friends back in the 70s at Camp Spruce Hill, along with her brother and my two brothers. Judi and I sang at each Talent Show--she played piano and I sang.  She dated my older brother, Matt, and she was the kindest, warmest soul imaginable. Goodbye old friend."

This tribute was added by victor ceria on 3rd June 2011

"Dear Eileen,Bernie & all the Lopez family, my heart & prayers are with you in this time of great sorrow.Sincerely  Victor Ceria"

This tribute was added by Judy and Paul Friedman on 2nd June 2011

"Dear Eileen and Bernie,
We celebrate the life of your beautiful and courageous daughter, Judi.  It is our wish, that the memories and love you all shared, will be like bright candles that will illuminate your lives forever.   Judy and Paul"

This tribute was added by Lorraine Murphy on 1st June 2011

"Eileen and Bernard
My heart goes out to your family. I see so many wonderful things said about Judi, and can imagine how truly wonderful she must have been, and how much she will be missed..."

This tribute was added by Doe Ryti on 31st May 2011

"Do not stand at my grave and weep;
I am not there, I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain."

This tribute was added by Doe Ryti on 31st May 2011

"I also remember going to the Bahamas with your mom, Ariella. We couldn't wait to get on the boat. I love you Judi ~ Doe Lee "Brown""

This tribute was added by Ariella Lopez on 30th May 2011

"I remember going to the Bahamas with mom. One of the first things she wanted to do was to go fishing, we would stand on the boat for hours waiting for grouper only to be let down and learn that a small mouth fish stole our bait. Mom always laughed it"

This tribute was added by Lori Hudson on 26th May 2011

"My dear sweet friend Iduj,
Bittersweet tears of joyous memories and loss of presence.  May G-d Bless the Greenspan & Lopez familes.
Peace, love, spiritual hugs
El Tee"

This tribute was added by Evie Pollack on 25th May 2011

"Dear Bernie, Eileen and family:  There are times along life's journey that can test the spirit deeply.  Though this is  one of those times, may you never stop believing that your faith, your  inner strength and the power of love will carry you throug"

This tribute was added by Wayne Green on 25th May 2011

"Judi, I met you at the wedding of Adam and Christine Greenspan.  I flew out to be with Carol Greenspan and attend the wedding.  You were such a delightful person, so full of life!!  I was so glad we were able to be email buddies. God has an angel."

This tribute was added by Steven Cacioppo on 24th May 2011

"I am truly blest to have known Judi. Although I am sad now because you left us too soon, I know the memories you leave behind will bring smiles to everyone you touched. Rest in peace my dear friend. May God bless Adrian, Ariella and Aaron."

This tribute was added by Steven Cacioppo on 24th May 2011

"May he bless the Lopez and Greenspan families."

This tribute was added by Cheryl Suarez on 24th May 2011

"Judi, you are an inspiration. Thank you for being my friend and a second mom to Ana. You loved people for who they were without judgement. What a gift it was to have you in my life. You live on through your beautiful children. Every time I look into"

This tribute was added by Carol Greenspan on 24th May 2011

"Judi, I remember you as the adorable 3 year old who was the flower girl at my wedding.  You made everyone laugh during the ceremony because you picked up my train to scoop up all the rose petals and put them back in your basket. Rest in Peace."

This tribute was added by Abby Lundy on 24th May 2011

"I am blessed to have known one of the bravest Women in the world..To go through what you did and to still have the strength to smile...you were absolutely amazing!!
(continued)"

This tribute was added by Abby Lundy on 24th May 2011

"You will live on through the many people your life has touched with your smile, friendship and love. My heart is broken but today I will smile because you always did. Rest in Peace my friend. ♥ ♥ ♥"

This tribute was added by Christine Greenspan on 24th May 2011

"Judi, you were easy to get to know, as you were so generous with yourself, so it was not difficult to love you despite not spending a great amount of time together.  I appreciate the great warmth you had for Adam and the warmth you extended to me."

This tribute was added by Linda Block on 23rd May 2011

"Ariella, Aron, and Adrian,
Our hearts and thoughts are with you in your time of sorry. You were wonderful to Kevin. He loved you.
Linda Block and family"

This tribute was added by Bernice Slotnick on 23rd May 2011

"Dear Eileen and Bernie, Adrian and your son and daughter,
My heart is broken at the loss of your beloved child, wife and mother. May you be comforted to know that the good lord now has another angel by his side. Bernice S."

This tribute was added by Peter Sloan on 23rd May 2011

"Judi;
We'll miss you and cherish your memory very much.  You were a wonderful lady and great mother.
Peter Sloan"

This tribute was added by Siri Paolino on 23rd May 2011

"Dear Ariella and Family,
our hearts and thoughts are with you,
in your time of sorrow.
Sincerely, The Paolino Family"

This tribute was added by Eileen & Bernard Greenspan on 23rd May 2011

"Forever in our hearts and minds.  We miss you our sweet daughter  Our hearts are broken, you have left us too soon.  
   Mom & Dad"

This tribute was added by Barbara Stopfer on 23rd May 2011

"We remember you as a beautiful little girl growing up in RE, as a wonderful friend to Abby, a wonderful daughter and fantastic wife and mother. You might be gone, be will always be in our hearts forever. Rest in peace dear friend. Barbara and Bernie"

This tribute was added by Janice Murad on 23rd May 2011

"Dear Judi,
Thank you for being in my life. I love you. I always appreciated your sincere interest in me, my life, and how I was doing. Your posiitive energy and smile and laugh will be with me always. I'm very glad that you have your family with you"

This tribute was added by KAREN NAPRSTEK on 23rd May 2011

"continued
Love and life, and happiness
forever would abound.
Perhaps that perfect world
awaits us when we die.
A world where eternal bliss
is found in heaven’s sky.
We’ll cling to faith and hope,
for God is a God of love,
and in His time we’"

This tribute was added by KAREN NAPRSTEK on 23rd May 2011

"In a perfect world,
death would never be.
Love would be forever,
and last eternally.
In a perfect world,
you’d still be by our side,
lighting up our happy lives.
You never would have died.
In a perfect world,
sadness would not be found.
Lov"

This tribute was added by oneida lopez on 22nd May 2011

"God, granted us a daughter that taught us the meaning of love and courage....
We Love you Judi,
Mami and Papi Lopez"

This tribute was added by Debra Ploth on 22nd May 2011

"Thank you Judi for being a big sister to me.  Your guidance, support, and sincere ability to care for people has changed  my life forever. I wish we had more time, years I mean.  Until we see each other again know  that you mean  the world to me."

This tribute was added by Debra Ploth on 22nd May 2011

"Maybe in another life
I could find you there
Pulled away before your time
I can't deal it's so unfair

And it feels
And it feels like
Heaven's so far away
And it feels
Yeah it feels like
The world has grown cold
Now that you've gone away"


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