Mary J. Jones, 77, of Route 26, Georgetown, NY, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.
She was born November 29, 1933 in New Woodstock, a daughter of Ray and Grace Shaw Perry and was a graduate of local schools. On August 30, 1953, Mary married Kenneth Jones in New Woodstock. A Georgetown resident since her marriage, Mary was a homemaker who devoted herself to her family. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed. Mary was the longest resident of the Crouse Community Center in Morrisville, having lived there for fourteen years. She enjoyed working in the Gift Shop and was an enthusiastic participant in the Activities Department. Her favorite hobbies were knitting and playing cards. Mary was a member of the Georgetown Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Kenneth; her children, Julie and Daniel Skramko of Georgetown; Linda and Shawn Hall of Virgil; Roberta and David Link of Morrisville; son-in-law, Douglas Chapin of FL; a brother and sister-in-law, Harmon and Cathy Perry of Sheds; sisters and brothers-in-law, Doris Briggs of Hamilton; Winifred and Earl Martin of Myerstown, PA: Beverly and Donald Lidell of Sheds; her grandchildren: Megan Skramko of Norwich; Melissa Brown of AL; Nathan Chapin of FL; Elizabeth Foster of Cortland; Samuel, Thomas and Marc Foster, all of Virgil; 2 great-grandchildren Darren and Trenton Brown of AL; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her daughter, Deborah Chapin; brothers, Herbert and DeVer Perry and sisters, Alma Williams, June Graves, Florence Foster and Adella Clark.
Funeral services will be held at Noon on Saturday, April 2, 2011 from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 31 Cedar St., Morrisville, NY.
Interment in the West Eaton Cemetery will be made later in the spring.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 10am until Noon, prior to the service.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Crouse Community Center, Activities Dept., 101 South St., Morrisville, NY 13408