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Dr. Barbara Modic

December 9, 1952 ~ September 2, 2015 (age 62)
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Message from Andrej Fric
November 4, 2016 7:33 PM

Hej Barbara, od Andreja.
Message from Rose Marie Stevens
July 12, 2016 9:59 PM

My heartfelt sympathy and prayers at the loss of this dear lady and superb doctor. May your soul rest in eternal peace. I will think of you often and hold your family and friends in my prayers. My sincere condolences, Rose Stevens
Message from Anna Jannetti
February 1, 2016 4:20 PM

I was just able to make myself search to see how Doc was , I was her pt for many years and had the honor of white water rafting with her on occasion. My heart is broken to see that she is gone . I guess I was hiding from this fact not really wanting to know. Beautiful inside and out , my prayers to all who mourn her.
Message from Ying Amorn
December 31, 2015 2:59 PM

I have just heard the passing of my dear friend,Barb. She is a kind, friendly physician who was a friend and example to us all. May she rested in piece and God blessed her soul. Ying Amorn MD
Message from Brian Cornelius
September 10, 2015 8:11 PM

Dr. Modic was an outstanding Doctor and a better person. Deepest sympathy to her family.
Message from Terry Ferencic Mahoney
September 9, 2015 7:56 PM

My sincerest sympathy to all. Barb was a great person who I got to know at VA and then we continued our friendship at John Carroll becoming suitemates for awhile. She was kind and generous and I will always remember her smile and laugh. May God bless and keep you!
Message from Marita Curran Young
September 8, 2015 7:49 PM

I was so so saddened to hear of Barb's passing through her sister in law Mary Lou Modic, while I have not seen Barb since we graduated from Villa Angela it is always so sad to hear of one of our own classmates passing so young! Condolences to the entire family! Barb's life was very impressive, I had no idea!
Message from tiffany
September 8, 2015 10:49 AM

I am sorry for your loss, God never intended for us to die but because of adams sin we inherited death but god has promised us that he will get rid of death and suffering from the earth ( Revelation 21 : 4 ) Also you will be able to see your loved ones again. ( John 5 : 28,29 ) I hope that this comforts you at this hard time.
Message from Maria Kreatsoulas
September 8, 2015 8:45 AM

Dear Barb's Family, My husband and I so sorry to hear of the loss of Dr. Barb this week. As an RN, I chose Barb to be my physician when she started her practice and recommended her to my husband. We both felt she was the most compassionate and intelligent physician. Whether in her office or in the hospital she always had time to listen and share with her patients. She is greatly missed. May she rest in peace with all the saints and angels in Heaven.
Message from Nancy and Gary Bacon
September 8, 2015 6:39 AM

Barb has been our dear close friend for 28 years. Neighbors in both Liberty and Columbiana. We were fixtures in each others homes. Barb was our Doctor too. She guided my husband through his battle with cancer, took brilliant care of my parents after they moved from the east coast to the area. Barb was our loving friend. We shared walks, dinners, boat rides, rescuing the animals that became our treasured pets and had fun with all the varieties. She was a dedicated Doctor and a loving wife. She was an angel to her family and many friends. To our minds a finer women never blessed this earth. We pray for her husband and her family. She was well loved.
Message from Marian Burks
September 7, 2015 7:42 PM

My dad, Dr. Frank Kocab gave me great advice in the 1980's he said go to Dr. Barbara Modic she is one of the best Physician's around. I had been a patient since she opened her practice after Dr. Hyland died. I had an appointment with her the last week that she retired. I never knew that I would never see her again! I am glad that I got to see her that last week! I had gone to her for about 26 years! Half of my life! She always knew how to answer my many questions and fix my medical problems. Then we always had our chats about life in general. We always ended our appointments that way! She was very knowledgeable and reassuring that it would be okay! She never let me down. I will miss her greatly! My deepest sympathy goes out to her husband and family! A very good woman touched all of our lives. Marian Burks
Message from Judy Mervis and Family
September 7, 2015 4:55 PM

Dear Family of Dr. Barb, My deepest sympathy to you on the passing of one of the nicest human beings on the earth. Dr. Barb was physician to both my sister, Nancy, and our Mom, Helen Gromada. In 2009, when my sister faced a life-threatening illness, Dr. Barb left her busy practice on a Friday afternoon and was in the ER with Nancy. She had known Nancy, an RN at St. E's since her Residency. But she would have done that for any patient. And in 2012, when it became obvious that our Mother could no longer live at Nancy's, we ask Dr. Barb to tell Mom that she needed more care and had to move to assisted living. With tact and firmness, Dr. Barb did that. Mom accepted her word, since Dr. Barb had forged a strong bond with Mom over the years, often relating things that her own Mom did or said during their visits. That's the kind of doctor and woman she was. Heaven is richer with her presence. God Bless you now and in the months and years ahead, and thank you for sharing Dr. Barb with us.
Message from Donna Mark
September 7, 2015 3:29 PM

Dr. Modic was my physician for over 25 years. She was both a caring and understanding physician and person. She touched many of our lives and we were lucky for it. My heartfelt condolences to her husband and all of her family.
Message from Dr. Marc Saunders
September 7, 2015 1:56 PM

I was shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Modic. I had known Barb for many years, through my residency and then as a colleague. I cannot recall a time when she wasn't smiling. She was an excellent physician-soft spoken, intelligent, with a great bedside manner. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her, and we are all a little better for having known her.
Message from Nanci
September 7, 2015 11:12 AM

I use to work with Dr. Modic as one of her MA'S and she was an ever so kind soul. She was there for my Mom prior to her death with the care of listening and comforting. She will be greatly missed. My condolences to her family and friends, May she be with all her sweet Angels she cared for on earth. Amen, Nanci Bronzetti
Message from Tina Krajcirik
September 7, 2015 2:59 AM

I was so saddened to hear my heartfelt condolences to her husband and her family. She was an angel to me she went above and beyond and fought for her patients. When I was alone and scared in the hospital she sat with me every morning. I will never forget her kindness and her compassion. She was more then a Doctor she was a friend and will be missed by everyone that knew her.
Message from Julie Maderitz
September 7, 2015 2:28 AM

My deepest sympathy for your family's loss. Dr Modic would fill in for my physician throughout the years and I've always found her to be a very kind and caring Dr with much knowledge to share. May your wonderful memories bring you comfort and peace in the difficult days ahead and may you find strength in the love of the Lord.
Message from Joann Pershing
September 6, 2015 10:51 PM

I am sorry for your family's loss. I was one of Dr. Modic's patients and appreciated her kindness, care and the time she spent getting to know me and my health issues and concerns.
Message from Eva and Joseph Vanek
September 6, 2015 7:19 PM

To the family of Dr. Modic, you will be so missed and always loved and never forgotten. May God be with you all.
Message from Richard & Noralee Smiley
September 6, 2015 3:38 PM

Dr. Modic was the most compassionate and talented physician we were ever blessed to encounter. Over the years she helped us with our medical issues and always had time to listen. She loved her patients and we loved her. Prayers and sympathy for the family. She was such a special person, we were blessed to have known her. God bless and rest in peace..
Message from Jeanne Goodman
September 6, 2015 1:44 PM

After getting to know Barb through our investment club, I asked if she would be my doctor. She blessed me over and over again as she compassionately cared for me as her patient. I feel she was one of the most Christian, caring people I have ever known. As my "Saint Barbara" she will always remain in my heart and prayers. I am so grateful for her life of caring. Please accept my sincerest condolences. I can only imagine how much she will be missed by her family and the many friends and patients she left behind. I am grateful she is beyond her human trials, and is surely in the presence of our Lord.
Message from Marianne&Bob Tyger
September 6, 2015 1:21 PM

Dr Modic was a wonderful,caring person and an awesome physician. Until we meet again.
Message from Pauline Saternow
September 6, 2015 10:21 AM

Dr. Modic was the most kind, caring and professional physician I have ever known. As a patient of hers for many years, I valued the time, advice, and care she gave. Her cheerfulness never wavered.
Message from Cathy Delbene
September 6, 2015 1:53 AM

I am a nurse at St Elizabeth hospital and knew Dr Modic as a very caring and competent doctor and also a friend. I send my condolences to her husband and family. We loved her and will miss her dearly.
Message from MaryAnn Krahe Palm
September 6, 2015 1:33 AM

Barbara was my classmate at Villa Angela high school. Memories of her are of a kind, intelligent, and caring gal who was friendly to many. I am praying for her husband Dave and her family. We'll meet again in heaven!
Message from Kathleen Sobole
September 5, 2015 9:37 PM

I had the pleasure of being a classmate of Barb's at Villa Angela. Her warm smile was always shining! Condolences to her husband, David and her family, especially her mother.
Message from Bill and Jan Hnat
September 5, 2015 9:19 PM

It was with great sorrow we learned about the loss of your best friend and wife, Barb. We always felt she made your life complete. You were so happy together and we loved hearing about your life adventures. Your home reflected your happiness as a loving couple and she will be missed. God and his angels are rejoicing to have such a talented singer join his choir. Our deepest sympathies for your loss.
Message from Patricia & Richard Hames
September 5, 2015 12:12 PM

A wonderful doctor & a true friend, We will miss her dearly.
Message from Dee Romandetti
September 5, 2015 9:47 AM

Our deepest sympathy to her family. My sister was a patient of hers and dearly loved her.
Message from Joe Ambrose
September 5, 2015 7:54 AM

Barbara was always pleasant and kind. I feel blessed to have known her and to have worked with her at St. E's. I am thankful that her suffering is over and that she is with our Lord and all is well.
Message from Susan Gifford
September 5, 2015 7:36 AM

My condolences to Dr.Modics family . She was a wonderful doctor and such a caring person . Always had an ear to listen . Miss her so much not only as my doctor but also my friend . May she rest in peace until we meet again.
Message from Arline Debelak-Price
September 5, 2015 7:33 AM

i was terribly saddened to learn of Barbara's passing. She was my classmate at both St Mary's Elementary School and the former Villa Angela Academy for girls in Cleveland Ohio. She was a wonderful girl with an infectious smile and incredibly warm caring nature, which touched many lives in her career as a physician. I wish to express my deepest condolences to her husband, mother, siblings and entire family. Although she was taken much too soon, her bright light will not be extinguished. May God's peace, strength, and great love sustain you I this most difficult time. God bless you.
Message from Arline Debelak-Price
September 5, 2015 7:12 AM

i was terribly saddened to learn of Barbara's passing. She was both my grade school classmate at St. Mary's School and also my classmate at the former Villa Angela Academy for girls in Cleveland Ohio. She was a wonderful person with an infectious smile and deeply caring nature. It is gratifying to know that her career as a physician brought that same care and concern to so many. She was taken much too soon but her shining life will not be forgotten. I wish to extend my deepest condolences to her siblings and husband and the entire family. May God grant you His peace, strength and constant love in this most difficult time. God bless you.
Message from Linda Passarelli
September 5, 2015 2:33 AM

Words can not express my condolences to her husband and family. I worked at SEHC for 47 years before retiring . Dr. Modic and I would talk a lot about travels and other things. She knew how much I wanted to go to New Mexico to see the Balloon Fiesta. In 2002 one day after returning from her trip to the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta she came up to me and said." Linda I have a DVD for you of my trip to New Mexico, You will not know any of the people but I have pictures of the balloons, I thought you would like it." I was thrilled. I will cherish the DVD for I never made it to New Mexico.It shows how thoughtful and caring she was. She was a wonderful person and excellent physician. May God bless her family and may she rest in peace.
Message from Karen Seidler
September 4, 2015 9:27 PM

My thoughts and prayers to Barb's family. She was a special person and a great doctor. It was always a pleasure to talk to her at the hospital. I'm sure there is a special place in heaven for her.
Message from Anne M Urankar Luzar
September 4, 2015 8:55 PM

My sincere sympathy to Barb's husband, Dave and her family. She was a great friend during grade school at St Mary's and High School at Villa Angela, and a bridesmaid at my wedding. Will always remember your sweet smile and kindness.
Message from Tracy Gonzalez
September 4, 2015 8:54 PM

So very sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful and caring woman.
Message from Donna Martin
September 4, 2015 8:29 PM

My deepest sympathies to Dr Modic's husband and siblings... What a great Doctor... she was so kind and compassionate.... She has been/ will be truly peacefully at last my dear friend! Donna~~
Message from sue levar
September 4, 2015 8:19 PM

Prayers and thoughts are with you. I hope that with each new day may find peace in your heart. Knowing she is an angel singing, listen carefully and you will hear her.
Message from Donna George
September 4, 2015 8:14 PM

To all of Barb's family & especially Dave, my thoughts & prayers to all. She was a wonderful person! She will be missed by many! Donna george
Message from Leslie S Williams
September 4, 2015 5:02 PM

My condolences to the family of Dr. Modic. She was good and compassionate physician. She will be deeply missed.
Message from Michelle Baucco Kapes
September 4, 2015 3:33 PM

My deepest sympathy to the Modic family. Barb was my classmate at Villa Angela. I remember what a gentle and kind person she was to everyone. I know she is resting in the arms of Jesus and smiling down upon us all.
Message from Kathi Lucas RN
September 4, 2015 2:26 PM

I am greatly sorry to hear of the passing of our dear dear friend and physician. Dr Modic was one of the kindest, most intelligent physicians I have worked with at St Elizabeth's.... She was very supportive of the nursing staff and when we asked a question she was great with educating us.... St. Elizabeth's has not been the same since her retirement.. Rest in Peace Dr Modic...... Sending her husband and family love and hugs
Message from Julia Catchpole
September 4, 2015 12:21 PM

You have my deep sorrow and condolences for the loss of such a wonderful person.
Message from valorie landis
September 4, 2015 12:19 PM

I am so deeply sorry for your/our loss. I knew Dr. Modic as both a carrying physician to many at Meridian Arms Nursing home, and as my personal physician. She has truely touched many lives and will be missed.
Message from Clara Donchatz
September 4, 2015 11:10 AM

So sorry to hear about Dr. Modic. She was my mom's doctor and took wonderful care of her. She was an awesome doctor and a caring person. She was my mom's angel. Dr. Modic was such a wonderful person who cared for all of her patients. We lost an amazing woman and doctor. You have our sincere sympathy on the passing of Dr. Modic. Heaven received a wonderful angel.
Message from Mag Mitchell
September 3, 2015 8:26 PM

David and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your wife and our dearest friend who worked so hard and happily for the Stambaugh Chorus. She is missed already and loved by all of us.
Message from Sheila and Dave Ciborek
September 3, 2015 8:17 PM

Please accept our heart felt sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely, Dave and Sheila Ciborek (Friends of Kathy and Dave Blair)
Message from Georgiann Moss
September 3, 2015 5:37 PM

Deepest sympathies to the Modic family and to Barb's husband, Dave. Sincerely, Georgiann Basilone Moss, grade school and high school classmate
Message from Renee Bryan
September 3, 2015 5:27 PM

Sad to hear that we lost such an amazing woman. Barb impressed me with her work ethic as well as being such a kind hearted person. May God bless her family through this difficult time.
Message from Sandra Vine
September 3, 2015 4:29 PM

To the family, You have my sincere sympathy in the passing of Dr. Modic. Such a wonderful person who cared for everyone and indeed had concern for everyone. I knew her from the Stambaugh Chorus, which i had to give up several yrs and was unaware she was ill. You have all been blessed with great memories and she will always be with you in spirit. Blessings and peace to all. .Sandra
Message from Lydia Merva
September 3, 2015 3:22 PM

So sorry for your loss. Dr. Modic was my Doctor from the time she opened her practice. I absolutely loved her and she was an awesome Doctor and person. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Message from John &Naomi Beardsley
September 3, 2015 1:46 PM

Stambaugh Chorus IS the Modic Chorus to us She was such a major Chorister! To us who loved her expect to sing Gods Praises withBarb in Heavens Choir. Love Naomi and John
Message from Laurie Taylor
September 3, 2015 1:13 PM

So very sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person.
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