unknown - February 16, 2013
Mary (Griffin) Jones, 85, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Iroquois Nursing Home. A life resident of the Syracuse area, Mary was a 1945 graduate of Central High School. She was a dedicated wife and homemaker for many years before she went to work for Dr. Ziver Huner as a medical secretary until her retirement. Upon retiring, Mary and her husband enjoyed traveling and visited many destinations throughout the United States and Europe. They were longtime members of the L.A.C.E. Dance Club and also participated in many Folksmarch events. Mary is predeceased by her son, Thomas M. in 1971.
Surviving to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 64 years, Chan Jones of Liverpool; daughters, Patricia (Stephen) Gelsey of Dewitt; Susan (Marvin) Zimmerman of Tully; her brother, John (Jane) Griffin of Syracuse; grandsons, Edward, David, Andrew, Lucas and Kobe; granddaughter, Jillian; six great-grandchildren; her cousin, Marlene (Richard) Hargraves of Liverpool; sister-in-law, Beverly Griffin; brother-in-law, Jack Corbett; many nieces and nephews. The family would like thank the staff on the second and third floors at Iroquois Nursing Home for their wonderful care of Mary.
Funeral services: 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Maurer Funeral Home and at 9:30 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, with a mass of Christian burial celebrated and the rite of committal and burial to follow in Assumption Cemetery. Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at the funeral home, 300 Second St. Liverpool. Contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to the SPCA, 5878 East Molloy Rd. Mattydale, NY 13211.