Nancy M. Modzelewski of Scranton died Monday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. She and her husband, Edwin J. Modzelewski, celebrated 47 years of marriage on June 26.
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Born in Chinchilla, daughter of the late Herman and Beatrice Woodyatt Ross, she was a member of St. Ann's Basilica and a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. She was employed at Manhattan Shirt, Joess Blouse, J&A Manufacturing, and before retirement, Sarno & Sons. Nancy enjoyed crocheting and was an avid reader. She was a loving wife, mother and sister, but her greatest joy came from spending time with her grandchildren.
Also surviving are two daughters, Christine Chichura, Taylor; and Danielle DeLucy and husband, Alan, Covington Twp.; four grandchildren, Kylie Chichura, Aidan, Soyer and Ashtynne DeLucy; two sisters, Loretta Gower, Scranton; and Shirley Winters, Old Forge; a stepsister, Romaine Fritch, Mill City; nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Beatrice Malloy and Eleanor Burlingame; and two brothers, Herman Ross Jr. and Thomas McLane Sr.
The funeral will be Friday at 9:30 a.m. from the Thomas J. Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 1240 St. Ann's St., Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Ann's Basilica. Interment, SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Taylor.
Friends may call Thursday, 4 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann's Monastery, 1233 St. Ann's St., Scranton, PA 18504.
Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 30, 2013