Henry Modra 92, of Shadyside, Ohio died August 18, 2019 at Continuous Healthcare of Shadyside.
He was born January 14, 1927 a son of the late Joseph and Amelia (Maseka) Modra in Bellaire, Ohio.
Henry was a WWII veteran serving in the Army Air Corps.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a Catholic by faith.
He worked as a heat treat operator and was assistant operator on the SMS Mill for Consolidated Aluminum Corp.
Henry was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Gloria (Krimsky) Modra, two brothers Joseph and Frank Modra and a sister Joesphine Pumpa.
Henry is survived by his children Mike (Martha) Modra of Shadyside, Ohio and Dennis Modra of Massachusetts. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Matthew and Jacob Modra and Maria (George) Redpath.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Ave, Shadyside, Ohio 43947 on Thursday August 22, 2019 from 9 am until time of service at 10am with Fr. Daniel Heusel officiating.
Burial will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove, Ohio.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Belmont County Animal Shelter by going to “TMCFunding.com”.
Share your thoughts and memories of Henry with the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com
Dennis and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Henry was one of the sweetest men Ive ever met and so gentle. He loved to tell his fishing and hunting stories. He sincerely loved his wife. Now he and Gloria can dance again! I will miss you Henry. RIP my friend.
Dear Dennis and family,
I am saddened to hear about your dad’s passing. I had the pleasure of sharing several memories w him and your mom when they came up to visit. Such a wonderful man and quite the gentleman. I am forever grateful to have known him. He is at peace now w your mom. Love Lyndsay
My deepest sympathy to the family
Such a wonderful man in the last years of his life, ( I didn’t know him prior ) devotion to his wife. His son an awesome man who was very attentive to him.
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,
May your memories of Henry Modra, give you peace, comfort and strength…
Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
and prayers to the family of ….
US Army Air Corps Veteran, Henry Modra, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†
† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †