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Mary Josephine (Riley) Jones

10 May 1879 - 5 July 1956

Mrs. Mary Josephine Jones, wife of Joseph Jones, 406 Russell St., died at 10:30 p.m. yesterday [5 July 1956] at home following a brief illness.  She was 77.

Mrs. Jones, was born in Niles, O., May 10, 1879, the daughter of Owen and Mary Larken Riley.  She had attended Niles public schools and had lived in Sharon for 42 years.

Surviving besides her husband, the three daughters, Miss Thelma Jones, Mrs. Evelyn O'Connor and Mrs. James Fitzgerald, all of Sharon; two sons Joseph Jones and Francis Jones, both of Sharon; 17 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Source: Sharon Herald, July 6, 1956

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