Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home

Obituary for Maria Acerra

A photograph of Maria Acerra

Born: Formicola, Italy
Lived: North Haven

Maria Acerra, age 88, of North Haven entered into rest on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Masonicare in Wallingford. She was the devoted wife of the late Vincenzo Acerra. Maria was born in Formicola, Italy on November 25, 1929, daughter of the late Luigi and Angelina (Corsale) Izzo, and came to the United States in 1972. She lived in Derby before moving to North Haven two years ago.
Maria worked in the textiles industry before her retirement.  She enjoyed going for walks. Most of all, she loved helping raise her grandchildren.  
Maria is survived by two cherished granddaughters, Isabella Works and her husband Dennis and their son Dennis Works III, and Alessandra Fiallos, her son-in-law, Edwin Fiallos, and nephew Tony Scirocco. She is also survived by her family in Italy. She was predeceased by her daughter Pasqualina Acerra-Fiallos, and her sister Jennie Scirocco.  Maria is also predeceased by Luigi Scirocco and Nicola Scirocco.
Friends may greet the family at the Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home, 253 Elizabeth Street, Derby, on Tuesday from 5 to 7 PM. On Wednesday, friends are invited to go directly to St. Mary the Immaculate Conception Church for her Mass of Christian Burial. Burial at 11:00 a.m.  Her burial will follow at Mt. St. Peterís Garden Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Masonic Hospice c/o The Masonic Charity Foundation of Connecticut, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492.
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