Obituaries: Mrs. Ann Marie Dignardi and Mrs. Katie Allen Jones

Obituaries: Mrs. Ann Marie Dignardi and Mrs. Katie Allen Jones

Mrs. Ann Marie Dignardi, age 78, of Rome, GA, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019, in a local hospital.

Mrs. Dignardi was born in East Rutherford, NJ on October 30, 1940, daughter of the late Frank Mangone and the late Ida Russo Mangone.  She was also preceded in death by 2 sons, Philip Dignardi, Jr. and Michael Dignardi, and by a brother, Louis Mangone.  Mrs. Dignardi was a homemaker and was of the Catholic faith.

Survivors include her husband, Philip Edward Dignardi, Sr., to whom she was married on October 27, 1956; 2 daughters, Cindy Beeman (Scott), Rome, GA and Dawn Mele (Paul), Vernon, NJ; 2 sons, Mark Dignardi, Sparrowbush, NY, and Steven Dignardi, Wantage, NJ; a sister, Marie Darezzi, Atlanta, GA; a brother, Joseph Mangone, Boca Raton, FL; 9 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A Biblical Wake and memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at 4pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel.  Deacon Stuart Neslin will officiate.  Following the memorial service, Mrs. Dignardi will be cremated in accordance with her wishes.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Tuesday from 2pm until the service hour.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.


Mrs. Katie Allen Jones, age 70, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at a local hospital.

Mrs. Jones was born in Rome, GA on December 17, 1948, daughter of the late Frank Allen and the late Alzona Ratledge Allen.  She worked for several years at Firedex.  She was of Baptist faith.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Donny Lee Jones, by 2 daughters, Melinda Jones and Rosa Mascote, and by a sister and three brothers.

Mrs. Jones is survived by her daughter, Pamela Massey, Rome, GA; her son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Jeanette Jones, Menlo, GA; her grandchildren, Amber Massey, Candace Jones (Tip), Taylor Massey (Jenna), Miranda Massey (Mike), Hope Jones, and Ivan Mendoza; her great grandchildren, Salem Massey and Wyatt Massey; her sisters, Louise Reed and Bobbie Holden (Walter); her brother, Sid Allen (Lou); several nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at 2:00pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, with the Rev. Greg Allen officiating.  Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, on Monday from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

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