Cristina A. Marra
September 16, 1929-January 31, 2016
Cristina A. Marra, age 86, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 31, 2016 surrounded by her family.
Born in Piedimonte D’Alife, Italy on September 16, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Vincenzo and Margherita (Santoli) Rapa.
Cristina enjoyed cooking and traveling. Family was most important to her. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren whom she loved and adored.
In addition to her parents, Cristina is preceded in death by her husband Orlando Marra; brothers, Antonio Rapa, Luigi Rapa, Franco Rapa; sister, Anna Rapa; grandson, Christopher; great grandchildren, Gabrien and Nadiyah.
She is survived by sons, Ernie Marra, Vincenzo Marra, Tony Marra; daughters, Rosa Lawler and Anna Farren (Kenneth); sister Maria Pia Cardia; grandchildren, Enzo (Christina), Adriano (Genia), Francis “Frankie” (Jamie), Michelle (Bjorn), Cristina (Andy), Jennifer (Teddy), Amy, Alex, Cristina “Krikett”, Margherita “Maggie” (Dane), Kaylee, Gabriel; and 14 great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held Wednesday evening, February 3, 2016 from 6:00-8:00pm at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home of Newark, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE. A second visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00am on Thursday February 4, 2016 where a funeral service will follow at 11:00 am. Interment will be held in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.