JONES, GEORGE H. R. - 1916 - 2012 - It is with great sadness that we announce that George H. R. Jones of Riverview and formerly of Campbellton, passed away Friday, July 27th at the Kenneth E. Spencer Memorial Home. Born in Newcastle on October 17, 1916, he was the son of the late Montgomery and Nellie Jones. He was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church, the Masonic Lodge, as well as the Order of the Eastern Star. George will be dearly missed by his daughter, Gloria Fitzgerald of Riverview, son James of Campbellton, grandchildren, Laurie McLaughlin, Tim Irvine (Kelly), Sandy Jones, Jamie Jones and five great-grandchildren; Kyle, Areauna, Morgan, Rachel and Caleb. Besides his parents, George was predeceased by his loving wife of 72 years, Marjorie (Carter) Jones in February of this year, sisters Martha Fanjoy and Evelyn Wanguard and brothers Richard, James and Kenneth. The family will be forever grateful for the tender care George received while living at McNair Manor, Riverview, the last ten months of his life and to the compassionate staff at the Kenneth E. Spencer Memorial Home where he had lived for only three short days.
The family will be receiving friends and relatives at Cobb’s Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Road, Riverview (869-2007) on Monday, July 30th from 6 to 8 PM with the funeral service on Tuesday, July 31st at 1 PM, from Cobb’s Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with Rev. Stephen Wilcox officiating. The interment will take place at the Campbellton Rural Cemetery on Wednesday, August 1st. For those who prefer, a donation to the memorial of the donor’s choice would be appreciated in lieu of flowers. Online condolences can be made at www.cobbsfuneralhome.ca