August 1, 1939 - December 14, 2020
Mrs. Jean McCue Jones, 81, of Pittsfield, passed away on Monday, December 14, 2020 at BMC following a brief illness. She contracted Covid shortly after being admitted to the re-habilitation unit of Hillcrest commons. She was married to Peter Jones on August 24, 1963 in St. Mary’s Church in Hanover, MA. They enjoyed 57 wonderful years together. Jean was born in Weymouth, MA on August 1, 1939, the daughter of James B. McCue and Doris Ford McCue. Growing up in the small town of Pembroke she was member of 4-H, raising sheep which she exhibited at the Eastern States Exposition. She attended schools in Pembroke and graduated from Silver Lake Regional High School in 1957. Continuing her education, she went on to graduate from the College of New Rochelle in 1961. After college she taught in Barre, MA for a year. She then moved to Pittsfield after her marriage and taught at South Junior High until 1970 when her daughter, Christine, was born. A son, Daniel came along in 1972 and Jean continued as a stay-at-home mom until 1983 when she went to teach at the Adult Learning Center until her retirement in 2003. She greatly enjoyed summers at the family home at Old Silver Beach on Cape Cod, gardening, craft fairs and spending time with family and friends. She adored her two granddaughters and loved spending time with them. Jean is survived by Pete, her husband of 57 years, her daughter Christine McDonald of Pittsfield, her son Daniel Jones and his wife Andrea of Walden, Vermont and her brother, Gerald McCue of Ridgefield, Connecticut. She also leaves her grandchildren, Natalie Jones of Walden, VT and Caitlyn McDonald of Pittsfield. She was predeceased by her parents, her mother and father- in -law, Frederick and Margaret Jones, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral Notice: Funeral services for Mrs. Jean McCue Jones will be Wednesday, August 25, 2021, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Charles Church, celebrated by the Rev. A. Peter Gregory, Pastor Emeritus. To best ensure everybody's health, due to the recent rise in Covid cases, all who attend this church service will be required to wear a face mask. For all those who are unable to attend, a live webcast can be viewed at http://www.dwyerfuneral.com/obituaries/permalink/9768758/LTWebcast .In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Charles Church or the Boys and Girls Club, in care of the Dwyer Funeral Home, 776 North Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201, in her memory. Donations CANNOT be made online, but may be made through the Dwyer Funeral Home.
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