Obituaries » Grace M. Rody (Damato)

August 6, 1933 - January 18, 2018

Funeral Service Date
January 22, 2018
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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Grace M. (D’Amato) Rody, 84, of Fort Wayne, IN entered her heavenly home on Thursday, January 18, 2018 in Westfield, IN. Grace was born August 6, 1933 in Astoria Long Island NY and had lived in Fort Wayne, Indiana for 78 years. She was a secretary at the Fort Wayne Developmental Center for 22 years, retiring in 1998. Grace was a member of St Jude Catholic Church and was also a Past Member of American Business Women’s Assoc, New Era Chapter, provided countless hours of volunteer work for the Police Athletic League, Rosary Sodality and a volunteer at St Jude. She enjoyed traveling, cross stitch and her children and grandchildren. Grace touched the lives of everyone she met and will be remembered as kind, loving, caring, giving and inspirational. Grace is survived by daughters; Theresa Marie (Barry) Dickinson of Westfield, IN, Cynthia Louise (Tim) Heston and Christina Angela (Randy) Lewandowski both of Carmel, IN, Amy Kathleen Au of Island Lake, IL; sons, David Michael (Olga) Rody of Indianapolis, IN and Dennis Paul (Audrey) Rody of Columbia, TN; 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Grace was preceded in death by her parents Ralph and Angelina D’Amato, husband, Thomas M. Rody and granddaughter Amanda Au. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Monday, January 22, 2018 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 2130 Pemberton Dr. Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne 2-4pm and 6-8pm with a rosary at 3:30 pm. Entombment will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or St. Vincent’s Hospice. To sign the online guest book, go to <>.

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

rosary at 3:30 pm

Visitation Date

January 21, 2018

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Additional Info

rosary at 3:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Jude Catholic Church-Fort Wayne

Phone: 260-484-6609

Address: 2155 Randallia Fort Wayne IN, 46805

Service Date: January 21, 2018

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

January 22, 2018

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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