A mass of Christian burial was offered Jan. 11 at St. Joseph’s Church, Toms River, for Gabriel Modero, 86. He passed away Jan. 6. Born in Jersey City, he lived in North Bergen and Toms River. Mr. Modero had been a special delivery messenger for the US Postal Service in North Bergen. He was a trustee of the Toms River Silver Ridge Park North Homeowners’ Association and president of the Men’s Club. He was predeceased by a daughter, Patricia. Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Lucille (Zuccaro) Modero; two sons, Michael and his wife Marguerite, and Thomas and his wife Christine; four grandchildren, David and his wife Jensyn, Megan, John and Gina; two great-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Jackson; two sisters, Agnes Valentino and Madeline Romano. Services arranged by the Dooley Funeral Home, West Cranford.