JONES, Angela Jones - May 4th, 1933 - Friday, October 14th, 2022
Passed away on Friday, October 14, 2022 at Extendicare Port Hope, at the age of 89.
Married for 66 years to her devoted husband John, who passed away in 2013.
Mother of Kevin (Paula Farrell), Miriam (Tom Hart) and Conor (Lisa Priestap).
Grandmother of Daniel, Caitlin, Kelsey; Matthew, Madeline; Beckett, Jameson and Marlow.
Great-grandmother of Kingsley, Rawley, Arlo and Aurora.
Born in Dublin, Ireland, to Michael (Mick) Byrne and Mary Slevin.
Survived by loving sister Sheila Sherlock.
Predeceased by brothers Brian, Martin, Brendan, and sister Dymphna Malone.
Angela and John emigrated to Canada in 1967, driven to provide better opportunities for their children.
As a child, Angela won a scholarship to the Gaelic language schools.
She believed education was the best way to improve the quality of life for her children.
Angela was proud to work as Teacher Personnel Officer at the Catholic Education Centre for 25 years where her faith and work aligned. Angela lived her Catholic faith and her beliefs guided her life.
All three of her children had careers in the education field influenced by her values and support.
Angela was a member of the Catholic Women’s League at St. Thomas Moore parish in Scarborough, and at St. Joseph the Worker in Oshawa. Angela will be missed by her beloved furry friend Shy.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, from 6-8 p.m. at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME (124 King St. E., Oshawa). A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, with interment following at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.
We acknowledge the excellent care provided by the staff at Extendicare Port Hope (thank you Annette and Dean).
A special thank you to Ron Facciol, Mike & Lisa Sladeczek, for your support during this time. We are grateful that Paula came into our family and Angela’s life to help us navigate with love and respect these last six years.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.
Online condolences may be shared at armstrongfh.ca .