Mary S. Jones

JONES, Mary S., 84, of Weirton, entered into Heaven on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, and was reunited with her husband and other family members.

Born May 20, 1929, in Derry, PA, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Blanche Madey Posovich.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry R. Jones; a brother, Sam Posovich, Jr.; and a sister, Frances Czernek.

Mrs. Jones was a devoted mother and homemaker, who won numerous cooking awards through the years. She will always be remembered for her beautiful flower gardens around her home and her love for square dancing.

After her husband’s passing, Mary was employed with Kroger and Weirton Steel, where she worked in the cafeteria.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, in Weirton, where she was very active with the Acolytes and the First United Methodist Women.

Mary is survived by her son, Dennis R. Jones of Weirton; daughters, Shirley (David) Whanger of New Cumberland, WV and Marlene (Kevin) Lesnansky of Richmond, OH; brother, James (Shirlee) Posovich of New Cumberland; sisters, Sylvia Langfitt of Oviedo, FL, Dorothy (Edward) Lamatrice of Steubenville, Gloria Posovich and Barbara Rinehart of Weirton; seven grandchildren, David Ransom, Jr., Mindy McCombs, Charles Ransom, Erin and Andrew Lesnansky, David Whanger Jr. and Frank Whanger; six great-grandchildren, Heather Fithen, Megan McCombs, Nevaeh Ransom, Adam, Halle and Aubree Whanger; and two great-great-grandchildren, Cole Matthew Kuruc and Hayden Reese.

Visitation will be held 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday.

Reverend Tim Conrad will officiate.

Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton.

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 3301 West Street, Weirton, WV 26062.

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