Frances V. Jones, 98

July 24, 2010

NOV. 28, 1911-JULY 22, 2010

Frances V. Jones, 98, of Boonsboro, Md., died Thursday, July 22, 2010, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Nov. 28, 1911, in Boonsboro, she was the daughter of the late Vinton C. and Edith Elizabeth (Martz) Jones.

She was a member of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church in Rohrersville, Md.

Throughout her life, Frances had been employed by the Dodson House (Old South Mountain Inn) in Boonsboro, Fairchild Industries in Hagerstown, and Price Electric in Frederick, Md. She retired from the Washington County Board of Education having worked at Boonsboro Middle School.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Nancy Cronise of Boonsboro; two grandsons, Douglas and David Cronise, both of Boonsboro; five great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


Frances was preceded in death by one son, Donald E. Cronise; three brothers; and one sister.

Services will be private. Interment will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box B, Rohrersville, MD 21779.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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