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Henry Alfred Jones

March 3, 1920 ~ January 6, 2018 (age 97)

Henry Alfred Jones, 97, of the Amston section of Hebron, widower of both the late Corene (Farris) Jones and Mary (Devanney London) Jones, passed away Saturday (Jan. 6, 2018) at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford.  Born March 3, 1920 in New Haven, he was the son of the late Frank and Alma (Nordwall) Jones.  He served proudly with the U.S. Navy in England as an Aviation Machinist's Mate during World War II and went on to work for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in the Fuel Systems program for many years before his retirement.  Mr. Jones was a longtime member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Hebron as well as the American Legion Jones-Keefe-Batson Post 95.  Traveling, fishing, gardening, and reading were just some of the activities that brought him joy as well as visiting with friends and family. He was always willing to lend a hand to someone in need of his talents as a man who could fix most anything.  He leaves two children and their spouses, Bonnie (Rick) Swanberg of the Bahamas and Jack (Deborah) Jones of Sharon, VT; his stepdaughter, Kathleen Edenburn of Columbia and her family of three children and two grandchildren; his stepson, Jack London and family; grandchildren and spouses Scott Sawyer, David Sawyer, Megan (Ben) O'Brien, and Kelin (Jason) Welborn; three great grandchildren; his foster son and spouse Clark (Denise) Anderson of Nashville, TN and their two children as well as numerous extended family and friends.  Funeral Services will be observed 1 PM Saturday (Jan. 20th) at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 30 Church St. (Rte. 85), Hebron.  There are no calling hours and burial will be private in the Spring. Donations may be given in lieu of flowers to St. Peter's Cemetery Fund or the St. Peter's Hospitality Group, c/o St. Peter's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 513, Hebron, CT 06248-0513.  Care of arrangements has been entrusted to the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester.  www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com

 


Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Peter's Episcopal Church
P.O. Box 513, Hebron CT 06248-0513



 Service Information

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 20, 2018

1:00 PM
St. Peters Episcopal Church
30 Church Street
Hebron, CT 06248


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