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JONES, Kenneth Morton

May 1927– November 2010

Ken Jones, beloved husband of the late Lorraine Jones of Calgary, passed away peacefully after a long, courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at the age of 83 years.

Ken was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. Ken was a Toronto Fire Fighter for thirty-seven years and retired as a platoon chief. Ken and Lorraine moved to Calgary in 1990 to reunite the family. He was an active pool player and enjoyed the outdoors. Ken’s passion in life was his family and he will be dearly missed by all.

Ken, is survived by his two children, Greg Jones and Patricia Matchett; son-in-law Roderick Matchett; daughter-in-law Holly Jones; and five grandchildren, Christopher, Michael, Andrew, Jennifer, and Caitlin.

A private funeral service will be held. Extended thank you to the caring volunteers, staff and doctors at the Agape Hospice for their tireless support and dedication. In lieu of flowers the family wishes that donations be made to the Agape Hospice (1302 8th Ave NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1B8). Forward condolences through

In living memory of Kenneth Jones, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Carl and Evelyn Braun :

    Pat: We never crossed paths with your brother, but we remember you as a loving, devoted daughter, “Ken’s little girl.” Your visits brightened your dad’s day. What a lovely person he was, one we’ll remember for a long time. Our sincere condolences, and our love,

    Carl and Evelyn Braun (Volunteers at Agape)

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  2. Penny Finneron :

    Dear Pat and Greg:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember your dad as such a kind man.

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  3. Warren Riddell :

    To the Jones Family

    My name is Warren Riddell, I came on the Fire Dept with Ken in 1952. We became pretty good friends over the years.
    I worked with Ken on the same shift when he was a District Chief & Platoon Chief. I always asked Bill Riddle when I saw him at our meetings.
    On behalf of my wife Carolyn and myself I know he is really going to be missed after suffering so long.

    May God Bless
    Warren Riddell

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  4. Maureen Ramage :

    I was away when your Dad passed but I remember him as a kind and lovely gentleman always with a smile when at Agape. Deepest Sympathy to you all.
    God Rest His Soul.
    Maureen (Agape Volunteer)
    I took his pic with the Fireman at the Agape Fundraiser in August.

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  5. Hi, my name is Dave Freeman and I joined the TFD in early 87. I was first stationed at Adelaide, which was our station 1, and that is where Ken was stationed as our Platoon Chief. I broke my hand early in my career, and was allowed to join a few of the guys as one of the Chiefs aides. I was very fortunate to drive Chief Jones and get to know him professionally and personally. He was always referred to as a “true gentleman”. It was my profound pleasure to know Ken for a few years until his retirement, and I truly regret not being able to see him again before he passed away.
    Although he succumbed to cancer (something very common in our profession), we on the job always are happy that one of our brothers enjoyed a long retirement.
    My deepest sympathies to the Jones family.
    Farewell brother.

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