Maria Binh Thi Vu
It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother Maria Binh Thi Vu of Newport News on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at the age of 85. She was born in Hai Duong, Vietnam, and had been a resident of Newport News since 1985. Mrs. Vu was a member of St. Jerome Catholic church. Mrs. Vu’s children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren were the pride and joy of her life. The legacy of her kind spirit, passion, and love will live on through them.
She was preceded in death by her husband Dung Anh Tran; her parents Xuan Thi Nguyen and Khoat Duy Vu. Mrs. Vu is survived by her five children: Yen T. Tran, Kim Hong T. Tran, Christy D. Tran, Mrs. Vu’s son in law Robert L. Theodore, Mai P. Tran and her husband Tom Tatman, An Tran; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister Nhan Thi Vu; and brother, Thai Ngoc Vu.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. at St. Jerome Catholic Church with Reverend George Prado officiating. The CDC highly recommends masks for inside gatherings. Interment will follow the service at Peninsula Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your favorite charity in her memory. Prayers are greatly appreciated.
Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.