Trudie Gross, 65, of Orange, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2008, in Houston.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate her life on Friday, July 4, at the home of her son, G.W. Modisette, 7725 Hwy. 62 North in Orange. The celebration will begin at noon and continue into the night.

Trudie was born in Dunkirk, N. Y. on April 8, 1943, and was the daughter of Leon Joseph and Gertrude Ann (Fullerton) Thompson.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Jerry Modisette of Orange; sons and daughters-in-law, G.W. and Lori Modisette of Orange, Bradley J. and Julie Modisette of Baytown; stepson, Harold Gross and his wife Constance of Orange; grandchildren, Sarah Ann and Jared Alan Modisette of Baytown and many other relatives and friends across the country.