Joan M. Jones 92, of Dutchess County, NY a longtime resident passed away on Sunday September 26, 2021.
Born in Utica, NY, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Hickey) Huss.
Joan married Edward Jones in 1949 at St Agnes Church in Utica, NY and he survives at home.
In addition to her loving husband of 72 years, she is survived by her children, Jeanette (Thomas) Uhlig of NH, Jeffrey (Michele) Jones of NC, Diane (Ron) Stanton of Ulster County and Matthew Jones of Dutchess County, NY. She was the proud Grandmother to her 12 surviving grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren along with extended family and friends.
Joan was predeceased by a son Brian Jones, a daughter Mary Alice Jones and a grandson Danny.
Joan was the Salutatorian at Proctor High School in Utica - Class of 1947. She gave lovingly and selflessly to her family. She volunteered as a room mother and with the Boy and Girl Scouts. She also volunteered with Meals on Wheels. Joan was an avid reader and was active with the Rhinebeck book club and brain games. She also loved to cook and entertain family and friends.
Funeral services and entombment at the Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to the Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park NY 12538 or a charity of your choice in Joan's memory.
Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.