Flora Barra Materio

June 12, 1927 - March 30, 2016
Flora Barra Materio


Flora Barra Materio, age 88, of Wilmington, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

She was born in Philadelphia, PA., on June 12, 1927, the daughter of Leon Barra and Marie Marchione Barra and moved to Atlantic City NJ. and married the late Frank Materio on February 20, 1948.

Flora is survived by her three children and their spouses; Richard Materio and his wife Elaine of Mays Landing, NJ., Phillip Materio and his wife Sharon of West Palm Beach, FL. and Stephanie Chamberlain and her husband Raymond of Wilmington, NC.; five grandchildren and their spouses Jeanette and Wes Mesirow, Adam and Kristin Streeper, Taylor nad Nick Spinelli, Philip Joseph Materio and Keith Francis Chamberlain. As well as great grandchildren; Matthew, Nicolina and Dylan Streeper.

As a lifelong devout Catholic and a 25 year educator at St. James Catholic Church in Ventnor, NJ. we know Flora has been rewarded with the gift of heaven.

Flora lived life to it’s fullest with dignity and grace.

Memorial Mass to be held at 10:30AM at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 5021 Harding Hwy. Mays Landing, NJ 08330, on Saturday, April 9, 2016, with inurnment to be at Holy Name Cemetery in Mays Landing, NJ.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations, in loving memory of Flora, made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation 1414  Physicians Drive Wilmington, NC 28401, would be greatly appreciated.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.

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  • April 04, 2016
    Daisy Rochelle says:
    I really loved getting to know ms materio at the kempton at brightmore for she often told me that I was a sweet cna to know too.

  • April 04, 2016
    Daisy Rochelle lit a candle:
    Lit since April 4, 2016 at 4:02:13 AM

  • April 04, 2016
    Donna Gerace says:
    Rest in Peace Flora

  • May 13, 2016
    Ginny Brinson says:
    We loved your mother. She was a pleasure to visit with. Always had a laugh to share. Full of grace and dignity. My mother misses her terribly. Our condolences to you. Ginny Brinson and Barbara Gardner