Ronald F. Ron Jones, of Braintree, passed away January 12, 2013, at the age of 73. Beloved husband of Virginia L. (Zanetti) Jones. Loving father of Linda Peet and her husband Robert of Melrose, Richard Jones and his wife Keren of Mansfield, Bryan Jones and his wife Lori of Pembroke, and Denis Jones and his wife Melissa of Braintree. Devoted son of Marie (Deike) Jones of Deckerville, MI and the late Frederick L. Jones. Brother of Donna Linehan of KY, Barbara Kaake of MI, Allen Jones of MI and the late Kenneth Jones. Dear grandfather of Ethan, Zachary, and Alisa Peet; Eve, Harry, Jill, Caleb, Lily, Anna, and Evan Jones. Ron was born in Deckerville, MI where he grew up and was educated. He lived in Braintree for the past 40 years. From 1957 to 1963 he served in the U.S. Navy as a Machinists Mate Petty Officer 2nd Class (MM2). He was on active duty from 1957-1960, serving for a time in Cuba. He was a retired Nuclear Engineer who had worked at Stone & Webster, NY Power Authority, and Entergy. Reposing at the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington St., Braintree until 10:30 a.m. Friday followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Church, So. Braintree Sq. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. For additional information, directions, or to leave a sympathy message please visit www.cartwrightfuneral.com.
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Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home - South Braintree
845 Washington Street South Braintree, MA 02184
Published in The Patriot Ledger on Jan. 15, 2013