Geraldine Piccione "Gerri" Modica

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GeraldineGerri Piccione Modica, 67, of San Antonio, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in San Antonio. A native of Beaumont, she was born on July 15, 1946, to Mary and Sam Piccione. Gerri attended St. Anthony Catholic School, graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1964, attended Lamar University and graduated from nursing school at Hotel Dieu. She worked as a registered nurse at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, specializing in cardiology. In 1968, she married J.C. Modica and together they have two daughters. For the past twelve years she lived in San Antonio, Texas, and was an active parishioner with St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. She was a beloved mother, enjoyed flower gardening, making jewelry, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren. Survivors include her daughters, Angela Schwab and her husband, Ken; and Christina Modica- Salinas and her husband, Richard; sister, Elaine Piccione; grandchildren, Michael Schwab, Ava Schwab, Sarah Schwab, and Sophia Salinas; and former husband, J.C. Modica. She is preceded in death by her parents, Mary and Sam J. Piccione, Sr.; and brother, Sam J. Piccione Jr. A gathering of Ms. Modica's family and friends will begin at 4:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m., Monday, March 24, 2014, at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 6825 Gladys Avenue, with a committal service to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard's. Memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at www.lls.org. Complete and updated information may be found www.broussards1889.com

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Broussard's Mortuary
2000 McFaddin Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 832-1621
Published in the The Beaumont Enterprise on Mar. 22, 2014
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