Mary Roncali

Obituary of Mary Frances Utz Roncali

Mrs. Mary Frances “Beany” Utz Roncali, 60, passed away on January 3, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville, MS. Visitation will be 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at Ray Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service will follow beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at Ray Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Kelly officiating. Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Greenville, MS.

Beany was born on February 16, 1958, to Charlie Fred Utz, Sr. and Christine Topper Utz in Rosedale, MS. On April 9, 1973, she married Larry Bruce Roncali in Greenville, MS. Beany loved to buy and sell furniture, and to shop and collect purses and shoes. She enjoyed playing Hayday on Facebook with many of her friends from all over the world. She had more love in her heart than any woman in this world. Her family was her everything and she took much pride in them.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Christine Utz; brother, Bobby Utz; brother-in-law, Ben Baggett; and daughter-in-law, Erin Roncali.

Beany is survived by her husband of 46 years, Larry B. Roncali of Greenville; children, Larry Daniel Roncali (Angela) of Greenville, April Marie Roncali (Joey) of Greenville, and Christina Lowery (Sambo) of Greenville; grandchildren, Larry Daniel Roncali, Jr., Destin Rochelle (Brandon), Lake Roncali,  Kamden Roncali, Dalton Lowery, Emily Lowery, Sammy Lowery, and Zoey Grammer; siblings, Eugene Watson of GA, Hubert Utz (Dorothy) of Leland, Charlie Fred Utz, Jr. (Peggy) of Greenville, Joyce Horton (Jackie) of TN, JoAnn Daniels (David) of Greenville, Susie Humphreys (William) of Leland, and Debra Baggett (James) of Leland; brother and sister-in-laws, Sonny Roncali (Janet) of Shaw, Frankie Roncali (Shelia) of Shaw, and Pete Roncali (Nola) of Shaw; special sister-in-law who was like a sister, Carol Bowling (Preston) of Greenville; and many extended beloved family members.

In honor of Beany, the family requests giving back to others by dropping off food or supplies to local food pantries, homeless shelters, or cook a meal for the elderly.