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MARTHA DRINKWATER JONES

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JONES, Martha Drinkwater Of P.O. Box 456, Brant Rock, MA 02020, formerly of Duxbury, died at home on July 12, 2012. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, grew up in Marblehead and graduated from Wayland High School. She received her bachelor's degree from Bridgewater State College, masters' degree from Tufts University and advanced studies at Boston College. Her teaching career began in Wellesley and returned to Bridgewater as Assistant to Dr. Ellen Shea, Dean of Students in 1966. She devoted her professional life to Bridgewater as a strong advocate for students. Past president of Bridgewater State University Alumni Association, Delta Kappa Gamma, Scholarship Committees, Bridgewater Savings Bank, Thursday Club and many professional organizations. A memorial service will be held at the Chapel on the Bridgewtaer State University Campus on August 15, 2012 at four o'clock in the afternoon. She is survived by Jack Jones and many wonderful family members and friends. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Martha D. Jones Award for Outstanding Dedication to Students, Bridgewater Alumni Association, 131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, MA 02325 and/or Mayo Clinic Cancer Research, c/o Dr. Peter Cohen, 13400 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85259. For online guestbook, please visit us at our website, macdonaldfuneralhome.com

Published in The Boston Globe on July 15, 2012
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