Helen Ann Jones, a long-time resident of Kent Cliffs, passed away on Jan. 17, 2020. She was born on August 8, 1937, in Hastings On The Hudson, New York. An excellent athlete and student, Helen graduated from Hastings High School and went on to attend Katherine Gibbs Business School in New York City.
Helen was married to Robert R. Jones, Sr. and is the mother of five children. She is preceded in death by Robert R. Jones, Sr. (husband), Robert R. Jones, Jr. (son), Courtney Petty (granddaughter) and parents, Michael G. Kerpchar and Anna Krafchik Kerpchar. Helen is survived by daughters, Joy R. (Wm.) Petty, Ellen A. (James) Sorensen, Elizabeth Jones and son, Michael (Barbara) Jones, 8 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, sister Anna (Len) Maier and brother Michael (Katherine) Kepchar.
An active member of Drew United Methodist Church, Helen served on various boards for her church and community organizations. Recently relocating to Bellingham, Washington, Helen continued to pursue furthering her education and broadening her horizons. Helen will be fondly remembered by her family and friends across the country. Memorial Services will be held at Drew United Methodist Church, Carmel, NY on May 2nd, 11 a.m.