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Obituary: Shirley A. Jones


Sat, Feb 25th 2017 07:00 am

Shirley A. Jones of Lewiston passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in DeGraff Memorial Hospital, North Tonawanda.

She was born on Aug. 18, 1941, in Buffalo, the daughter of Joseph P. and Veronica (Walasek) Modelski.

Mrs. Jones attended Riverside High School and graduated from both St. Mary's Business School and Niagara County Community College. She was a secretary at Fedders Corporation and later became the secretary to the accounting manager with Western Electric.

Mrs. Jones had lived in the Town of Tonawanda and Grand Island before moving to the Village of Lewiston 15 years ago. She was a member of the Lewiston Kiwanis Service Guild and enjoyed going out to dinner and traveling.

Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband of 55 years, Thomas A. Jones; one son, Thomas P. (Avalon) Jones; two daughters, Caroline D. (Gary) Albert and Diane M. Breen; and two granddaughters, Grace W. Breen and Carly E. Albert.

Her family will be present on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25 and 26, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Rhoney Funeral Home, 901 Cayuga St., Lewiston. Funeral services will be held there at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Peter's R.C. Church, 620 Center St., Lewiston. Msgr. David G. LiPuma will officiate.

Entombment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery Lewiston.

Visit online at www.rhoneyfuneralhome.com for the guest register.

Shirley A. Jones 

Shirley A. Jones

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