Barbara Marie Harrigan Jones died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 in
Leesburg, Fla. She was 82.
Born on July 28, 1926 in the
Methodist Hospital in Gary, she was the daughter of Michael and Mary (Bodner)
Harrigan, who preceded her in death. On August 23, 1947 in St. Patrick’s
Catholic Church in Chesterton, she married Amiel Jones.
She is survived by children
William Jones of Chesterton and Janine Jones (husband Yonnie Siefert) of
Leesburg; special family member Sue Jones; grandchildren Amber Jones of
Leesburg, Michael Jones (wife Stephanie) of Kouts, and Jennifer Wright
(Eric) of Terre Haute; great-grandchild Nathan Wright of Terre Haute; many
nieces, nephews and even more friends, as well as her church family at St
Patrick’s Catholic Church of Mt. Dora.
Barb did not know a
stranger. She was a member of the Scottish Highlands
memorial mass will be held on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 9 a.m. in St. Patrick’s
Catholic Church of Mt. Dora. Entombment will follow the services in Florida
National Cemetery. Friends and family may call on
Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Page-Theus Funeral Home in Leesburg from 4 to 6
p.m. with a parish vigil at 5 p.m.