South Hadley - Elizabeth
Helen (Rura) Jones was called home on February 10, 2014. It was her wish to spend her remaining days
in her home. With care provided around
the clock by a close friend, she did.
She was born on April 16, 1926 to the late Mikolaj and Helen
(Tarapata) Rura. She was raised in South
Deerfield and she attended Clarke School in Northampton.
She married the love of her life, Lewis A. Jones, on
November 27, 1948. The ceremony was
officiated by Rev. John Langow in St. Stanislaus church. Elizabeth
was a beautiful bride and Lewis loved her bright blue eyes. Lewis passed in 2000.
A longtime resident of Chicopee,
recently moved to South Hadley to be closer to
her dear friend, Joan St. Laurent. She
loved to sew and make crafts. She
enjoyed many a Wednesday at Baystate
where she had many good friends.
was predeceased by four brothers and two sisters. She leaves one sister, Eleanor Kieras of
Hadley and 15 nieces and nephews who reside in locations from Massachusetts
to California. Many of them will be kept warm by the afghans
she lovingly crocheted for them.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 14th
at 11am. Callings hours will be held at
Wrisley Funeral Home in South Deerfield on Friday from 9:30am to 11am with
burial immediately following in the St. Stanislaus Cemetery, South
Expressions of Sympathy are available at www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com.