Origin Naso Sicily Italy
Accompanying Family Sister Sarina Lagalia
First settled in Highgate, WA
Occupation in Australia Housewife
Departure Port Messina
Arrival Year 1961
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Modesta is one of 13 children. She was the third to leave her home town of Naso and join her two older sisters in Australia. She met and married Vincenzo Scurria in 1962 and has two children, Rino and Linda and two granddaughters Isabella and Nadia.