Mrs. Esther Patricia Mae (Mathias) Moreira, 78, of Lucama, North Carolina formerly of Bristol, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013. Esther was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and lived her life for them.
Esther is survived by her children, Charles Francis of Warren, Pamela Andreozzi and husband, Steven of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Roxanne Anania and husband, Angelo of Warwick, Raymond Moreira, III and wife, Daniela of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerias Brazil, Steven Moreira and wife, Jennifer of Wilson, North Carolina, Michelle Keech and husband, Michael of Wilson, North Carolina and Ronald Moreira and wife, Jennifer of Wilson, North Carolina; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and her sister, Shirley Dubois of Fall River, Massachusetts. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Moreira, Jr., and her siblings, Wayne R. Mathias, Arthur Fallone, Betty Fallone and Cheryl Fallone.
Funeral services are from the Sansone Funeral Home, 192 Wood Street, Bristol, Friday, May 24, 2013 at 8 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. in St. Elizabeth’s Church, 577 Wood Street, Bristol. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Chestnut Street, Bristol. Visiting hours are Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m. Condolences may be directed to www.joyners.net and www.sansonefuneralhome.com.