Helen A. Jones, 79, of Lewes, formerly of Philadelphia, Pa., passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare, Lewes. She was born May 11, 1934, in Philadelphia, daughter of the late Thomas and Olive (Sprosen) Durkin.
Mrs. Jones was a dedicated wife and mother; she fostered a loving home instilling an appreciation for living life in her husband and children. She enjoyed a lifetime of participating in tap dancing, roller skating and playing tennis.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her stepson, Francis J. Jones. She is survived by her loving husband of 30 years, Roger; three daughters: Lynda Curran; Taffy Connolly and Margaret Mary MacDougall; two stepdaughters: Cheryl Beattie and Nanette Schwartz; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and two sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Jan, 17, at 10 a.m., at Saint Robert Bellarmine Roman Catholic Church, 856 Euclid Ave., Warrington, Pa., where friends may visit beginning at 9 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice in Mrs. Jones’ memory.