Margaret N. Jones

February 8, 2017 
WATERTOWN, NY  —  Margaret N. Jones, 90, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Samaritan Medical Center.

A funeral Mass will be said 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Holy Family Church with Father Leo Wiley officiating. Burial will be held in the spring in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours will precede the Mass 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.

Born Jan. 1, 1927, in Frederick, MD, she was a daughter of Russell and Mabel Barger Repp, she was educated locally, and worked as her families’ primary caretaker. 

She married Paul Jones on Jan. 9, 1945. Mr. Jones passed away in February 1981.

Margaret was a 64-year member of the Eagles Club, serving twice as the Club president. She also played bingo for 35 years, enjoyed shuffleboard, and was the oldest living member of the Eagles Ladies Auxiliary.

Surviving her are two daughters, Patricia Stanich of Watertown, and Teresa (Ben) Wisner of Adams Center; five grandchildren, Gregory Graves of Batavia, Tyler Graves of Albany, Ricke Paul Greenier of Fulton, Darren Greenier of Fulton, Stephanie McWayne of Lorraine; eight great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.  

She was predeceased by a sister, Lillian Hanie, and two brothers, Andrew Repp, Sr. and Joseph Repp.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.

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Information provided by Reed & Benoit Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.