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passed away peacefully June 1, 2017 in Davidson, NC. Marjean is predeceased by her husband, Howard R Jones, former hospital administrator of CVMH, and daughter The Reverand Doctor Ann B Jones. Marjean and Howard, retired to The Dominican Republic and later to The Pines At Davidson. Marjean attended Elmira College, NY and enjoyed taking classes at Davidson College. An active member of the Sierra Club, she hiked China, the Swiss Alps, and the ADK, many times being accompanied by her beloved friend, Becky Mayer of Southmont. Her enthusiasm for international travel took her to many countries, including retracing Howard's journey during WWII with the 94th infantry. Marjean completed the Hurricane Island Outward Bound Program and canoed the Allagash River in Maine. She was Shepard Hills Country Club, NY women's golf champion and won her Senior Olympic swimming division in Charlotte, NC. While living in Southmont, Marjean helped to establish the Hospice Center in Windber, volunteering there and in NC. Hospice assisted Marjean to pass, with her surviving daughter Marjorie Jones, Cazenovia, NY present.
Published on June 8, 2017
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