Mary Modesti peacefully passed away on Oct 31, 2016. Born and raised in Ridley Twp., Delaware Co, PA, Mary was a long time employee of Mobile Dredging and Video Pipe, Inc. of Chester, PA, and a Mary Kay consultant. Mary moved to Claymont, DE, in 1997. She was active in the Friends of Claymont Library, Claymont Christmas Parade Committee, and Radnor Green Civic Asso. She was a supporter of Greyhound Pets of America in DE where she adopted and fostered several greys and attended numerous events. Mary enjoyed watching sports, theater, gardening, and line dancing. Most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Mary was predeceased by her father, Primo John Modesti, and her brother, Paul Modesti. She is survived by her beloved son, Peter, his wife Nicole, and grandchildren, Jake and Mia. Also by her mother, Congetta Modesti, her sisters, Dora Heffelfinger (Don), Barbara Harbin, and Rita Modesti, sister-in-law Gwen Modesti and nephews Tom, John, and Jim.
Friends may call on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike (Rt. 202 South of Silverside Road) Wilmington, DE 19803 where a memorial service will begin at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in Mary’s name to GPA-Delaware, 701 Cambridge Dr., Newark, DE 19711 or Friends of Claymont Library, PO Box 801, Claymont, DE 19703.