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Obituary for Lionel Hector Jones

Lionel Hector Jones, 83, of Cromwell, beloved husband of Laura (Morello) Jones for fifty-four years, passed away after a brief illness on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at his home. Born in Gray, ME, he was the son of the late Hector and Dora (Provencher) Jones and attended Lewiston Public Schools.

Lionel was a proud veteran of the Korean War serving in the United States Air Force. He was a fifty-five year member and past commander of the American Legion Post # 105 in Cromwell. He worked at Standard Knapp in Portland, and had a long career as a machinist at New England Mold in Cromwell. In his retirement, Lionel enjoyed long walks, making birdhouses, chair caning and playing cards at the Senior Center.

Along with his wife, Lionel is survived by a son, James Jones and his wife, Elaine of Cromwell; his sister, Connie Dudzic of Lewiston, ME; and a brother, Paul Jones of Attleboro, MA.

Besides his parents, his brother, George “Dick” Jones who was from Lewiston, predeceased him.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 8 from the Cromwell Funeral Home, 506 Main Street, Cromwell at 9:00 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at Saint John Church, 5 Saint John Court, Cromwell. Burial will be in the State Veterans’ Cemetery in Middletown where full Military Honors will be accorded.

Family and friends may call on Monday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Cromwell Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lionel’s memory may be made to the Cromwell Volunteer Fire Department Ambulance Division, 82 Court Street, Cromwell, CT 06416. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.


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Visitation

Monday

7

Aug

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cromwell Funeral Home

506 Main St.
Cromwell, CT 06416

Service

Tuesday

8

Aug

10:00 AM
St. John Church

5 St. John's Court
Cromwell, CT 06416

Cemetery Details

Location

State Veterans' Cemetery

Bow La.
Middletown, CT 06457

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