Leslie H. Jones
Born In: Millertown, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: June 22nd, 2012
Leslie Jones, 95, of Sydney passed away at the Cove Guest Home on Friday, June 22, 2012, surrounded by his family.
Born in Millertown, Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Jessie and Emma (Sharp) Jones.
Leslie was a steelworker at Sydney Steel for 44 years. He was a member of St. Albans Church, Lingan Golf Club and the Fisherman’s Lodge. He was an avid skater, bowler and was Maritime horseshoe champion.
He is survived by his wife of 75 years Mary (MacKinnon); sons, Robert ‘Bob’ (Moyra), Vancouver, William ‘Bill’ (Joan), Vancouver, and Frederick ‘Fred’ (Sally), Amherst; grandchildren, Kent (Stephanie), Dean and Marc (Kelly) Jones and great-grandchildren, Katelyn and Nathan Jones.
Leslie was predeceased by a son, Donald, sister, Elizabeth, and a brother, Jack.
Visitation will take place Monday, June 25 from 1-3 p.m. at Sydney Memorial Chapel followed by the funeral service at 3 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Karen Quirk officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.