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Vera Lackey Jones

Saskatchewan, Canada
Death 4 Feb 2005 (aged 87–88)
Moose Jaw, Moose Jaw Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Burial Moose Jaw, Moose Jaw Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Memorial ID 101369991 · View Source
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JONES (NEE_LACKEY) VERA JONES of Providence Place, Moose Jaw, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Friday February 4, 2005 in her eighty-seventh year.

Born at Creelman, Saskatchewan in 1917, she attended the Prairie Lee School in the Creelman/ Fillmore district. Later she completed her Registered Nurse's training and graduated from the Moose Jaw General Hospital in 1941. Vera married Irwin Jones in 1942.

She was an active member with the Beta Sigma Phi, Social Sponsor and Honouary Member, as well she was a member of the St. Andrew's United Church Social Group and PEO Sisterhood. Family activities were her greatest joy and she especially enjoyed summers at the Buffalo Lake cottage with the family as well as the "lake crew ".

Together they looked forward to winters in Mesa, Arizona spending more than twentytwo seasons with their many friends.

Predeceased by Irwin in 1995; two daughters: Terry Lee Simle in 1976 and Jeanette Macza in 2001, and a greatgrandson, Damien in 2001.

Vera is survived by daughters: Pam (Greg) Holbrook and their family: Teryn & Janelle of Ottawa; Colleen (Frank) Riley and their family: Frankie (Jodie), Brenda (Clayton) Zurowski and their children: Dillan & Katelyn, and Heather Riley all of Regina; son, Don (Jan) and their family: Darren and Angie, and Kerri (Rob) McLauchlan all of Moose Jaw; son-in-law: Alex Macza Saskatoon and family: Donovan and his children: Cody & Echo; Myles and his children: Harley & Jazmine of Red Deer and Kenzie in Saskatoon as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Vera's life will be Celebrated in the Chapel of W. J. Jones and Son Funeral Home, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Wednesday February 9, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. Reverend John Carley will officiate.

Interment will follow at the family plot at Rosedale Cemetery, Moose Jaw. In living memory of Vera, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home. Please sign the memorial register at website: (Obituaries). W. J. JONES & SON PHONE: 693-4644




  • Created by: Ron C. Johnston
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101369991
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Vera Lackey Jones (1917–4 Feb 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101369991, citing Rosedale Cemetery, Moose Jaw, Moose Jaw Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada ; Maintained by Ron C. Johnston (contributor 47961888) .