Northborough – Lois E. (Woodcock) Jones, 87, died on January 20, 2013, on the 12th anniversary of her late husband, Leroy Jones’ death. Lois passed away at Bolton Manor in Marlborough surrounded by her loving family.
She leaves four sons, Robert Jones and his wife Carol of Hudson; Richard and Russell of Northborough; Ronald Jones and his wife Joanne of Worcester; her daughter, Cynthia Jones of Northborough; 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; a sister, Doris Hobbs and her husband C. Robert of Northborough; many nieces and nephews; her lifelong friend Bea Stirk and friend Herb Gorey. Lois is predeceased by two sisters and a brother, Barbara Doherty Buchner, June Hopper and Floyd Woodcock. Born in Worcester, daughter of the late Waldo and Esther (Larson) Woodcock, Mrs. Jones lived in Northborough since 1938. Mrs. Jones devoted her life to her family. She was always in attendance for family activities and sporting events. Lois had an open-door policy for everyone at any time and her home was the gathering place of family reunions for many years. She will be remembered for her quick wit! Mrs. Jones enjoyed vacationing at York Beach, Maine for many years. She was a longtime member of Trinity Church and loved bowling at Sawyer’s Bowladrome in Northborough.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, January 24, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St. Northborough. The funeral service will be held Friday, Jan. 25th at 11 a.m. in Trinity Church, 23 Main St. Burial will follow in Howard St. Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Trinity Church Memorial Fund, 23 Main St. Northborough, MA 01532. For online condolences, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com