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JONES, Herbert M. 90, of Las Vegas, NV, formerly of Stoneham, MA passed away on August 14, 2016.  He was born in Everett, MA on December 2, 1925 to Harold and Marion Jones and was the loving husband of the late Elaine L. Jones.  Herb was educated in the Everett Public Schools and graduated from Tufts University after serving in the United States Navy during World War II. Herb began his career in insurance at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in Boston until he became a partner at the W. G. Leavitt and Son Insurance Agency in Stoneham, MA until retirement.  Herb was an avid golfer, handyman and gun club member.  He was well read and had a great sense of humor.  His friends, family and clients appreciated his patience, honesty and wisdom.  Herb and Elaine were devoted best friends during their sixty eight years of marriage.  In the early years they enjoyed spending time at Elaine's parent's summer home in Penacook, NH, square dancing and attending their son's sports events.  Upon retirement they moved from Stoneham to Las Vegas and traveled frequently including many trips back to Massachusetts for family celebrations.  He is survived by his brother, Albert Jones and his wife Marjorie of Fairhaven; son Stephen D. Jones (deceased – 9/29/2016) and his wife Dorothy of Chelmsford, son Philip S. Jones and his wife Nina of Andover; grandchildren, Kimberly Berthiaume and husband Scott, Michelle Buckland and husband James, Matthew Jones and wife Lauren Moye and Jeffery Jones; great grandchildren, Mason Berthiaume, Devin Berthiaume, Noah Buckland and Olivia Jones; nieces, Leslie Maguire and Linda McCaffrey; nephews, Alan Jones, Richard Jones and Douglas Jones; and several great nieces and nephews.  Herb and Elaine's family would like to thank the staff at Wentworth of Las Vegas Assisted Living Facility, Methuen Village Assisted Living Facility and Academy Manor Nursing Home of Andover for their kind and loving care.   Arrangements:  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to a Memorial Service to be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 1:00pm at The First Congregational Church in Stoneham, 1 Church Street, Stoneham, MA.  There will be a private burial at a later date.  To offer condolences please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com

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Published in The Boston Globe on Oct. 11, 2016
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