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Guestbook for Norma Katherine Modena Showing 1 - 17 of 17 entries.

Pat and Bernadette!
What women we come from! Those strong, determined, Catholic women of such character and faith. I know this is tough, but both of you know when it is time to let go. A painfree afterlife for your Mom must be just terrific. She so deserves that. Thinking of you...Ginger, Craig and kids.

Ginger Pierce
Feb 4, 2010
Salinas, CA

Dear Patricia,
I have so many memories of your Mom. She was my favorite cousin, and a good friend to my mother.

The first time I met her was when I was in grade school and went with my parents to some big dinner in Castroville. There were so many people there, and I was told to sit at the children's table. There I sat all by myself and just about ready to cry, when Norma saw me. She came over and spent some time talking to me and keeping me company. From that time on, Norma was my favorite cousin.

Patricia, I send you my heartfelt sympathy for your loss.

Rose Sheehan
Feb 1, 2010
Davis, CA

Pat and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at the difficult time. In the times I met your mom I could instantly feel her warmth and sincerity, she was a very special person. God bless to each of you.

Jerry and Julianne Kulper and girls
Jan 30, 2010
Salinas, CA

Pat and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at the difficult time. In the times I met your mom I could instantly feel her warmth and sincerity, she was a very special person. God bless to each of you.

Jerry and Julianne Kulper and girls
Jan 30, 2010
Salinas, CA

Penny, Patricia and Bernadette --
Norma was truly a Zia to be reckoned with! A little scary when she got mad, but mostly I remember a lot of laughter -- and what a truly wonderful legacy that is. I hold you all in my heart as you go through this painful time.
Love you.

Marcy Murphy
Jan 29, 2010
Healdsburg, CA

Dear Patricia, I was so sad to hear about your Mom's passing. She was a wonderful lady and a dear friend to our whole family. I know my mom and dad and Andy too are there keeping her company in heaven.

much love,

Colleen Huston
Jan 27, 2010
Palo Alto, CA

Thankyou to the Modena family, especially you, Noni, for allowing us to have Schanele and Ricky in our home, watching them grow into wonderful young adults. They will fondly remember you forever, and continue to charish you as family.

Sincerely, Larry and Pam Johannes

Johannes Family
Jan 27, 2010
Vail, AZ

My Grandma Noni,

I miss you more than anything in this world. I always looked forward to recieving your letters and cards, which I still all have. you will always be in my thoughts. I love you so much.

Schanele Johannes
Jan 27, 2010
Grand Canyon, AZ

To My Dear Cousins,

I will always remember the laughter and the vino and the warm family gatherings. I loved your mom very much and am comforted to know she passed peacefully. She will be missed but will be in our hearts forever.
Her living legacies are proof of the special person she was!
Loving you.

Marci Tucker
Jan 27, 2010
Orinda, CA

Our hearts go out to you for your loss. Penny ~ you are such an absolutely wonderful friend ~ your Mom must have always been proud of you. God Bless you and your family.

Mike & Julie Boss
Jan 26, 2010
Chico, CA

Bernie and Pat,
I am sorry to hear of your loss. The last time I saw you guys was a few years ago.
I remember Norma as Noni and always being so friendly and she always had a smile to share.
I will remember her always.

Sharon DeMoor
Jan 26, 2010
Chico, CA

I did not have the pleasure of meeting Norma, She had to of had some great qualities,because she raised a wonderful daughter. Penny my heart goes out to you and your family. Love Deborah

Deborah Armstrong
Jan 24, 2010
Chico, CA

To all her children.
I just learned of your dear mom's passing tonight at St. Joseph's at 5:00 p.m. Mass when they announced to "pray for the repose of Norma Modena." When the announcement was made, my husband asked if it was "our Norma?" "Yes," was my reply. She will always remain our Norma.

She was always happy and had such a beautiful singing voice. Oh yeah, remember how she would answer her telephone?

I am sure both my parents are welcoming her home and are happy to see her! My mom especially.

Our sincerest condolences to all her family. We are so very sorry for your loss.

She was great and I loved her. I will always treasure our happy memories and speaking Italian together. Franca Costanza

Sal and Franca Costanza
Jan 23, 2010
Salinas, CA

I love you Mom! We had our differences at times but they never stopped my love for you. You were always there when I needed. I am sad I lost you but not sad you are finally getting the rest you deserve!
Enjoy your welcoming party in heaven: I know there will be a big one for you:)
Look in on me once in a while:)
I so love you and you will always have that spot in my heart that belongs only to you.

Debbie Rottenari
Jan 21, 2010

My thoughts and heart will always be with you. I know we havent always seen eye to eye, but we have always tried to make it work.
I will always love you and you will be in our heart for ever.
You will be missed very much. I didnt know how much till you were gone.
You will be in our prayers, and please look in on our from time to time.

Richard & Nina Modena
Jan 21, 2010
Chickasha, OK

Your mom was so loved by all of you. I am sorry for your loss.

Gloria Fanning
Jan 20, 2010
Santa Cruz, CA

Losing a parent is never easy and I send my sincere sympathy your way. One memory I have is being at your moms and between her snoring and my snoring, Penny didn't get any sleep at all that weekend. I think we moved the curtains with our snoring. Of course your mom said she didn't snore and Penny just rolled her eyes. Take care and remember all the good times

colleen anderson
Jan 20, 2010
chico, CA

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