Jane “Janey” A. Jones age 89, a resident of North East, PA and a former resident of Philippi, passed away Tuesday December 5, 2023 at Parkside North East Assisted Living in North East, PA. Janey was born April 25, 1934, in Marquette, MI a daughter of the late Philip H. and Inez E. (Bertrand) Aird. Janey was united in marriage on August 8, 1953, to Berlin L. Jones who preceded her in death on July 14, 2009.
Surviving are children; Paula D. Phillips and companion Len Spotloe, Greg L. Jones and wife Dorothy, Phil A. Jones and wife Jackie, Susan E. Staub and husband John, Steve M. Jones and wife Susie; grandchildren Chris Swartz and wife Tamara, Missy Mullan and husband James, Beth Norris and husband Chris, Greg Jones and wife Wendy, Matt Jones and wife Tasha, Justin Jones and wife Katie, Nick Jones and fiancé Brittany, Carlie Ewiak and husband John, Stefanie Irwin and husband Shane; many great grandchildren; also several nieces and nephews.
Janey was preceded in death by her parents Philip and Inez Aird; husband Berlin Jones; son-in- law Jeff Phillips; sister Marlene “Mar” Brunnbraeber; and brother-in-law Glenn Brunnbraeber.
As a mom and grandma Janey had deep faith in our God. Janey met her husband in MI, while he was stationed there while he was in the service. After meeting Berlin, Janey told her girlfriends, “I’m going to marry Him”. Janey and Berlin moved from MI to Philippi after his time in the service. She enjoyed sewing; she made band uniforms for the Philippi Middle School and cheerleading uniforms. Janey was very involved in the community. She was a long-time member of the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church being involved in Altar and Rosary. Janey enjoyed cooking for people. She assisted in preparing and serving several meals with the church members. She was considered a “best friend” by many.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, December 15 at 10 am at the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 19 College Hill Philippi, WV 26416 or LECOM VNA Hospice, 2253 W Grandview Blvd, Erie, PA 16506