Daniel Ray Jones passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018, in Springfield, Louisiana, at the age of 42. He was born on Thursday, October 16, 1975 in Hammond, Louisiana to Amalie Stoetzner Jones and Daniel Jones. He was a resident of Holden, Louisiana.
Daniel is survived by his parents, Daniel and Amalie Stoetzner Jones; son, Ray Jones and friend Kellie Fonrouge; sisters, Wanda LeBlanc and her husband Steven, and Jessica Blount and her husband Josh; grandmother, Myrtle Stoetzner; nieces and nephews, Micah Blount, Elijah Blount, Alliyah LeBlanc, Emma LeBlanc, James LeBlanc, and Olivea LeBlanc.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ray Oscar Jones, Doris Jones, and Walter L. Stoetzner.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 4:00 pm until the Celebration of Life Service at 8:00 pm.
A celebration of Daniel's Life will be held next Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10:00 am at Leisure Landing Launch.
To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.
Josephine Noto Drago, of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018, at Belle Maison Nursing Home at the age of 90. She was born on Sunday, October 9, 1927, in Tickfaw, Louisiana, the daughter of the late Vito Noto and the late Laura Michelli Noto. Josephine is survived by her daughters, JoAnn Drago Kostik and husband Norman, Dianna Drago Harrold, and Vicki Drago Hebert and husband Steve; granddaughters, Becky Kostik Livaudais and husband Steven, Catherine Harrold Parfait and husband Nick, and Jennifer Harrold; great-grandchildren, Nathan Livaudais, Savannah Parfait, Isabella Parfait, Baylee Hallal, and Brighton Parfait; siblings, Vic Noto, Sam Noto, and Lucy Bellavia; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Josephine was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Drago, Sr.; son, Joseph Drago, Jr.; siblings, Carlo Noto, Vincent Noto, Annie Farris, Sara Bocage, Virginia Noto, Frank Noto, Joe Noto, and Tony Noto; Relatives and friends will be received on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 600 N. Oak Street, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, from 9:00 am until the Funeral Mass begins at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Rose Memorial Park Cemetery in Hammond, Louisiana. An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.