Barbara Rachael Jones, 58, a life resident of Exeter, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
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She is survived by her husband, Howard Jones. The couple recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary Oct. 1. She is also survived by her son, Kenny Jones, Exeter; and aunts, uncles and cousins.
Born Aug. 26, 1955, daughter of the late Joseph and Gilda Maffei Stefanko, Barbara was a graduate of Wyoming Area High School, Class of 1973.
Prior to her illness, she worked as a billing clerk for Specialty Products, Wilkes-Barre.
Of Roman Catholic faith, she was a member of St. Barbara's Parish, Exeter.
An excellent cook, Barbara was also an animal lover who adored her dogs. Family oriented, she was a loving wife, mother, niece, relative and friend who will be forever missed.
Her family would like to acknowledge the staffs of Geisinger Wyoming Valley's ER and ICU for the excellent care given to Barbara.
A Funeral Mass is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday in St. Barbara's Parish, 28 Memorial Drive, Exeter, to be celebrated by the Rev. Louis Grippi. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Barbara's name to Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge, 974 Lockville Road, Dallas, PA 98612.
Arrangements are under the care of Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge.
Please visit www.KearneyFuneralHome.com for directions or to leave an online condolence.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 19, 2013
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