Paul Edward JonesSeptember 24, 1936 ~ May 24, 2017 (age 80)
Paul Edward “Bud” Jones, 80, of Hebron, passed away early Wednesday morning, May 24, 2017, at home with his beloved family by his side.
Born in Scranton, PA, on September 24, 1936, he was a son of the late Paul and Emma ((Washburn) Jones. Bud married his teenage sweetheart and the love of his life, Connie Quinn, on October 5, 1957. The couple shared nearly sixty years together, raising their loving family in the home they made together in Hebron. He was a proud veteran, having served in the U.S. Airforce as an airplane mechanic during the Vietnam War. Bud retired several years ago after a career with Pratt & Whitney Aircraft as an Inspector. He was an active member of his community having volunteered for 45 years with the Hebron Fire Department and also serving for a time as a town constable. He was a member of the Gilead Congregational Church. Bud enjoyed wood carving and he was a motorcycle enthusiast. He loved going for “drives”, all over New England with Connie. It was a pastime they truly enjoyed together. Most importantly, Bud will be remembered by his family as a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather, and great-grandfather, with a wonderfully unique sense of humor. He will be sadly missed but always remembered by his beloved wife Connie, three daughters, Lin and husband Greg Belliveau of Amston, Teri Jones-Lemery of Coventry, RI, Cathy and husband Chris Huestis of Andover; a brother, Bill Jones of Colorado; a sister, Elizabeth Buccino of Danbury; six grandchildren, Lindsey and Trevor Belliveau, Jake and Zach Lemery, Kyla and Kiera Huestis; a great grandson, Bradley Lemery and numerous extended family and friends. In addition to his parents, he was pre deceased by two daughters, Nancy and Sandy Jones.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, May 27th from 3 – 5 pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd., Colchester. A memorial service and celebration of life will follow immediately at 5 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to the Hebron Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 911 Hebron, CT 06248.
Hebron Vol. Fire Department
P.O. Box 911, Hebron CT 06248