Terry L. (Gross) MaterazziApril 3, 1943 ~ November 21, 2017 (age 74)
Terry L. Materazzi loving wife of Daniel Materazzi for 52 years,
devoted mother of Danette Materazzi and Todd Materazzi (Joise),
dear sister of Frances Nadzan, Carl Gross , Bina Filippini and the late
Lena Lepore. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews,
and four Godchildren. Terry was fond of her grandpuppy, Sandy.
Terry dedicated her life to her husband and children infusing the
importance of “Italian family traditions”- especially
during the holiday seasons. Both family and tradition were extremely
important to her.
In addition to her family, she devoted a lot of her time to the local
poor, homeless, and elderly.
Whether through serving food at “Our Daily Bread”, preparing “Meals on
Wheels”, or visiting/sharing
stories, she touched many lives in a positive way.
Terry was an active member and volunteer for the St. Louis Parish,
Clarksville garden club.
She was a very special person, who was extremely thoughtful, caring and
giving to others.
She had an incredible gift to be able to connect immediately with total
strangers, family and
friends, touching their lives in a warm and caring manner.
Words cannot capture the numerous ways Terry impacted peoples lives,
however she was specifically
known by family and friends (near & far) to be an outstanding gourmet
cook specializing in traditional
Italian dishes, amazing deserts, and her signature variety of
In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial donations to the
Howard County Food Bank at
or the Howard County Grassroots at
Thanks in advance
Dan, Danette, Todd, and Joise Materazzi