Charles Modica Sr.
1943 - 2020
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Charles Modica Sr.

Bossier City - A Graveside service for Charles Joseph Modica, Sr., will be held Saturday August 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Rose-Neath Cemetery in Bossier City. A memorial mass will be held at a later date. Charles passed peacefully on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Willis Knighton North Hospital in Shreveport, Louisiana after battling covid.

Charles was born to Gaetano and Frances Modica on September 4, 1943 at the Tri-State hospital in Shreveport and was a resident of Bossier City all his life. He was a member of the Cathedral of Saint John Berchman's in Shreveport.

Charles graduated from Bossier High School in 1961 and attended a barber school in Shreveport. He was a barber for over 50 years and was respected and loved by all his customers. Besides being a barber, Charles had a tractor he loved to be on while he would bush hogg his field and going to the casinos. Charles was the type of person that enjoyed telling a good joke and having fun teasing family and friends.

Charles is preceded in death by his parents, Gaetano and Frances Modica. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Irene LeBlanc Modica; one son, Charles (Chuck) Joseph Modica, Jr. and wife Rebecca; 4 grandsons, Charles, III and partner, Hope, Brandon and partner Kaitlin, Nicholas , and Alexander; 4 great grandchildren; one great granddaughter on the way; brother, Guy A. Modica and wife Susan of Baton Rouge, LA, and several nieces and nephews.

Honoring Charles as pallbearers are Charles Joseph Modica III, Brandon James Modica, Nicholas Michael Modica, Alexander Gabriel Modica, Raymond Modica, Kevin Malec, Jimmy Joyner and Brant Johnston




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Published in Shreveport Times from Aug. 5 to Aug. 7, 2020.
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Graveside service
10:00 AM
Rose-Neath Cemetery
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September 2, 2020
I will miss our visits in the barber shop, his jokes, his skill, and friendship. He kept me looking sharp for 33 years, and I am glad to have known him.
Paxton McGaha
Friend
September 2, 2020
I will miss our visits in the barber shop, his jokes, his skill, and friendship. He kept me looking sharp for 33 years, and I am glad to have known him.
Paxton McGaha
Friend
August 10, 2020
My sympathy to the Modica Family. Charles was my barber and friend for a number of years. He always had the ability to talk your ear off and kept his customers entertained. He and I graduated from High School the same year, him from Bossier and me from Byrd, but we had mutual friends. He will be missed!
Barry Kuperman
Friend
August 8, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Charles' classmates of Bossier High School Class of '61 send our condolences to the family and friends during this time of grief.
Gary Patrick
Classmate
August 7, 2020
Mr. Charles was such a huge part of many generations in Barksdale Gardens & a family friend to many of us. His generosity, advice & laughter will truly be missed, but cherished.
Rest easy now in Heaven Mr. Charles, the good Lord above called you home for the retirement you so needed.
Many prayers to Mrs. Irene, Chuck, Rebecca & the family... may you find comfort in knowing he will never suffer illness again & is preparing those Heavens for a glorious reunion with his family.
Debbie Woodard Walker
Friend
August 7, 2020
Irene, thinking and praying for you and your family. I feel your loss, since I lost my husband in June.
Andie Brocato Seaman
Friend
August 6, 2020
I am so sorry to hear about Charles. My thoughts and prayers are with Irene and the rest of the family at this difficult time.
Carol Chico
Family
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