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JONES, Kathleen 'Deedle' LEARS


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 6/28/2010 at 18:14:22

"The Fairfield Ledger", Tuesday, June 22, 2010, Page 8

JONES, Kathleen 'Deedle' LEARS -- Kathleen "Deedle" LEARS JONES, 85, formerly of Batavia, died in her sleep Thursday, May 20, 2010, in Pennsylvania.

Burial will be beside her twin brother Larry at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium, Md.

Mrs. JONES was born July 24, 1925, in Baltimore, Md., the daughter of Walter Lee and Maria Rose LEARS.

Following her marriage after World War II, Mrs. JONES moved to Broomall, Pa., and began a family. From there, the family moved to an old farmhouse outside Media, Pa. In addition to restoring the old farmhouse and barn, they raised horses, ponies, sheep, ducks, cats and dogs. From Pennsylvania, Mrs. JONES moved to Batavia to live near one of her four sons. She later moved to Cochranville, Pa., and lived near another son until the time of her death.

Mrs. JONES loved animals and the Eastern shore. She also enjyoed gardening and caring for her family.

Survivors include four sons, Casey JONES of Missoula, Mont., Dave JONES of Cochranville, Pa., Bob JONES of Cedar Rapids and Rodger JONES of Brookfield, Wis.; nine grandchldren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four siblings, Walter Jr. "Junie," Maria "Peggy," Clarie "Hotsie" and her twin Larry "Bunky."

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.


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