Gertrude A. Jones, 83

January 19, 2009

MARCH 7, 1925-JAN. 18, 2009

Gertrude "Gert" Agnes Jones, 83, formerly of 111 E. Lee St., Hagerstown, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, at Chapel Point Health Center in Carlisle, Pa.

Born March 7, 1925, in Westernport, Md., she was the daughter of the late Carroll F. and Ida Mae Burrall Ward.

Her husband, James V. Jones, died in 1983.

She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of America and St. Mary's Sodality.

She was a member of AARP.

She is survived by two daughters, Carol Haines and Linda Schlusser, both of Carlisle; two sons, Daniel Jones of Hagerstown and Stan M. Jones of Harrisonburg, Va.; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.


A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Hagerstown. The Rev. George A. Limmer will be celebrant. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. A Christian wake service will be at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 224 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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