Modesta Smith, 90, of the Allied Skilled Nursing Center, Scranton, and formerly of Old Forge, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2008. She was the widow of the late James Smith. Born in Old Forge July 10, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Santi and Natalina Ceccacci Beviglia. She is survived by her son, James Smith, and his wife, Diana; sisters Adele Sweeder and her husband, Charles; and Johanna Butler; grandchildren Meredith Lynar and Christopher Smith; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Gino Beviglia.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church, Old Forge. Interment be at the Holy Cross Cemetery, Old Forge. Friends may call Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m.