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April 23, 2013

Mary E. Jones

The Daily Star

---- — Mary E. Jones

COBLESKILL — Mary E. Jones, 87, passed away April 20, 2013, with her family by her side. Mary was born in Harpersfield, June 3, 1925, to the late Alfred and Flora (Strobeck) Moxham.

She married David Jones on Feb. 11, 1942, in Jefferson. He died in 1974. They lived most of their lives in Harpersfield, raising their three children.

Mary loved gardening and her grandchildren. She lived many years with daughter, Elizabeth in Cobleskill. Mary will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She will be remembered with love by her daughters, Elizabeth (Richard) Stone of Cobleskill, Flora Zimmerman (companion Sherman D. Benjamin) of Davenport; son, Robert (Kathy) Jones of Cobleskill; and several grandchildren; great-grandchilren; and great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, grandson, Jeffery Jones, great-granddaughter, Kassandra Becker, three sisters, two brothers and companion, Clinton Palmitier Jr.

Friends may call at the Hall-Tari Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Stamford, from 2 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday April 24. The family will be in attendance from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be in the funeral home at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, with the Rev. Judith Thistle officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s name to the Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 40, Howes Cave, NY 12092.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Hall-Tari Funeral Home, Stamford, under the direction of William A. Tari.