Jones, Elizabeth "Betsy" Monica (Bogues)
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Betsy passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 20 in Laguna Niguel, CA. She was born May 9, 1921 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, graduated from Loreto Convent, and pursued a career in the theater, having performed at the Gate Theater in Dublin and various sites off Broadway in New York. She met the love of her life, Mack B. Jones, in 1948 on a blind date while touring with her theater group and was engaged three days later. They married on January 4, 1949 in Belfast and moved to Pasadena, CA where Mack had his television sales and repair business. They raised their family in Alhambra, CA for 48 years and moved to Laguna Niguel in 1997.
Betsy is preceded in death by her husband Mack, daughters Mary Jones and Eileen Masanovich, and granddaughter Olivia Jones. She is survived by her children James Jones, Elizabeth (Norm) Fraijo, Sarah (John) Gutierrez and Joseph (Kandis) Jones, 10 grandchildren, two great-granddaughters and her sweet sister, Stella Thompson.
Funeral Mass March 8, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Holy Family Catholic Church, South Pasadena. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Kenna's Kid's in honor of Olivia and Elizabeth Jones. http://www.kennaskids.org P.O. Box 2516, Frisco, Texas 75034 or to
. Cabot & Sons, Pasadena.
Published in Pasadena Star-News on Mar. 5, 2014
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