Mary Catherine Jones Obituary

Mary Catherine  Jones
Mary Catherine Jones

March 23, 1930 - January 17, 2018
Born in Troy, New York
Resided in Bernardsville, New Jersey

Obituary

Bernardsville

Mary Catherine Jones

87, passed away January 17, 2018 at Bright View in Randolph, NJ.

Born March 23, 1930 in Troy, N.Y. to the late Thomas and Mary (Downey) Egan, Mary resided for many years in Bernardsville and Basking Ridge before relocating to Naples, Florida. She was a graduate of Catholic High School and met the love of her life, John William (Bill) Jones, Jr., when he was a student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. They married in 1951. Mary was a wonderful homemaker and was also a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing bridge with her friends and was very proud of her many years of volunteer work at the Sugden Community Theatre in Naples, where she fashioned costumes for the performers.

In addition to her parents, Mary was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Bill, in 2001. She was also predeceased by her two brothers, Jack and Tom. Surviving are her 3 children, Dr. William Jones and his wife Beth of Bridgewater, NJ, Susan Johnson and her partner Mario Sicari of Mt. Arlington, NJ and Robert Jones and his wife Carol of Oak Park, CA. She is also survived by her ten grandchildren - Kelly, Scott, Brad, Blake, Beth, Ben, Molly, Luke, Nick and Alex and five great-children - Cora, Grady, Sarah, Philip and Egan.

Funeral services will be private at Holy Cross Cemetery, Basking Ridge. Arrangements by Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville.

Donations can be made to Sugden Community Theatre, 701 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102.

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