Jennifer Materna Shaffer and Julia Elizabeth Shaffer


Jennifer Materna Shaffer

Published: Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 01:22 PM.

Jennifer Materna Shaffer, 33, and her infant daughter, Julia Elizabeth Shaffer, of Havelock, died December 30, 2012, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.

She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Her interests included art and dance, and she enjoyed spending time with her children and family.

Jennifer is survived by her husband, Brian James Shaffer; three sons, Matthew, Andrew and Cody Shaffer, all of Havelock; her parents, Joseph and Mickie Materna of Cape Carteret; one brother, Joseph Materna and wife Yvonne of Havelock; her maternal grandfather, Joseph "Pap" Materna of Pennsylvania; her mother in-law, Sandra Lilly of Havelock; and her brother in-law, Patrick Lilley and wife Angie of Havelock.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, January 4, 2013, at Annunciation Catholic Church.

Memorial donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House 529 Moye Blvd., Greenville, NC 27834 or to Vidant Children’s Hospital 2100 Stantonsburg Rd., Greenville, NC 27834.

Online condolences may be made to the Shaffer family at

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