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Funeral Mass Set for Couple Killed in South Side Explosion

Fund Established for Donations in Memory of Couple


John (Dion) and Jennifer Longworth (Photo courtesy Dion & Jennifer Longworth's community garden Facebook page)

John (Dion) and Jennifer Longworth will be remembered in a funeral mass at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 19 at St Barnabus Catholic church in Greenwood, the church where the couple was married. The couple was killed in the Richmond Hill home explosion on the South side on Saturday.

The calling for friends and relatives will be on Sunday from 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. at Wilson-St. Pierre funeral home in Greenwood.

Dion's employer, Indy Audio Labs, and the couple's families have established an educational fund through the Central Indiana Community Foundation.

Memorial donations and checks written to "Dion and Jennifer Longworth Memorial Fund" can be directed to:

Dion and Jennifer Longworth Memorial Fund
c/o Central Indiana Community Foundation
615 N. Alabama St., #119
Indianapolis, IN  46204
(317) 634-2423

A statement issued Wednesday by Indy Audio Labs said, "Dion and Jennifer placed a high value on education and shared a mutual love for gardening. To give back to the community in their memory, Indy Audio Labs worked with Dion and Jennifer's families to establish an educational fund through the Central Indiana Community Foundation. The fund will assist in education scholarships and grants, as well as community beautification projects."

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» South Side Homeowners Will Need Home Restoration Following Explosion (11-13-12)
» Homeowner Says Faulty Furnace May be to Blame for Explosion (11-12-12)
» NTSB Probing South Side Gas Lines (11-12-12)
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» Investigators Still Looking for Answers in Sunday's Massive Explosion (11-12-12)
» Couple Feels Fortunate to Escape South Side Explosion (11-11-12)
» Damage from South Side Explosion Estimated at $3.6 Million (11-11-12)
» Explosion Kills Two in South Side Neighborhood (11-11-12)


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