Florence A. Jones
1931 - 2020
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Florence A. Jones

Brick - Florence "Flo" Jones of Brick, NJ passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family, at the age of 89. Born in February 1931 in Jersey City to Polish immigrants, Henry and Marion Dudek, she lost both parents to illness by age 8 and was raised by her maternal grandmother (Babcia) and her Aunt (Ciocia).

She met our Dad, Bill Jones, who served in the Navy, after the war and like so many returning veterans, was married in 1950. They moved from the city to the "country" and raised their family in the small town of Brick Township (1958) where she lived for 60 years, raising 4 children. When her husband died suddenly in 1978, "Flo" amazingly raised her youngest two children on her own. She worked full time for the Brick Township Schools where she met many of her lifelong friends. She retired at age 67 and loved to volunteer at the Ocean Medical Center.

She loved nothing more than to be with her family and watch them grow and succeed. She was always there to support her children and grandchildren, whether at sports events, baptisms, graduations, weddings or all the holiday dinners. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Surviving are her son, Thomas and wife Michelle of Toms River, son William D. and his wife Claire of Brick, son Timothy and his wife Michelle of Toms River and daughter Christine and her husband Ed Cole of Brick. She leaves behind eight grandchildren: Lauren, Billy Joe, Matt, Whitney, Kelly, Bryan, Luke and her special needs granddaughter Amy, whom she adored and cared for, and seven great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the American Heart Association or The Special Olympics, New Jersey. A private family service and mass of Christian burial will be held at Sacred Heart Church in Bay Head, NJ. Colonial Funeral Home, Brick is in charge of arrangements




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Published in Asbury Park Press from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2020.
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5 entries
November 23, 2020
Florence will be remembered for her love of family and the beautiful smile that greeted them. Our deepest sympathy to Tim, Michelle, Bryan, Luke and the entire Jones family.
Joan Jordan
Friend
November 22, 2020
anit Florence you will all be in my hart you was A very loving person you will be truly missed I remember all the good times we had we came to your house to visit with my mom and dad and my family ain’t Florence rest in peace love Henry dudek
Henry Dudek
Family
November 20, 2020
To Tom, Bill, Tim and Christine:
I wish to express my sincerest condolences to you and your families on the passing of your Mom. She was an amazing lady and you are her pride and joy. Rest assured that she will always be watching over all of you and know that you will cherish her love and memories forever.
Sincerely
Don Reid
Don Reid
Teacher
November 20, 2020
May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.
American Heart Association
November 19, 2020
Flo was a wonderful neighbor. Please know that my heart and prayers are with your family. Her love for you and her faith were the treasures of her life and an inspiration to me. I shall miss her.
Jean Reilly
Neighbor
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