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Christopher Anthony Modesto

AGE: 54 • Greenville

Christopher Anthony Modesto, 54, of Greenville, DE passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 16, 2017.

Born in Wilmington on September 11, 1962, Chris was a graduate of St. Mark's High School and Goldey-Beacom College. He was the Vice President of Cavan Construction Company and oversaw many large concrete projects in the Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland areas. Chris was a member and officer of the Prince of Piedmont Lodge, O.S.I.A., as well as the State Lodge of Delaware O.S.I.A. He was also a member of the Durney Post and other fraternal organizations. Chris will be best remembered for his contagious laughter, great sense of humor, and generosity.

Chris is survived by his sons, Louis (Katlind Adams) and Vincent; his parents, Phillip and Rose (Cheseroni) Modesto; his brother, John (Kimberly); his sister, Lauren Stang (Jeff); his nephews, Tyler Modesto, Luke and Dean Stang; and many extended family members and friends.

The visitation will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 9th and DuPont Streets, Wilmington on Friday, February 3 from 11:00AM-1:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00PM. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Chris may be made to Vietnam Veterans of American, 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (

Doherty Funeral Homes

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Published in The News Journal from Jan. 18 to Feb. 1, 2017
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