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JONES, Edith Alice

August 24, 1926 – Aughton, England
June 5, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

 Edith Alice Jones of Calgary, AB, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the age of 91 years.

Edith was born in England in 1926 to Alice and Joseph Robinson. While in England she worked as a Bookkeeper during the war. It was love at first sight when she met Ken Jones and they were married in 1948. They had their first child in 1952 Elizabeth Anne, who sadly passed away in 1957. They then went on to have four more daughters, Kathleen, Jennifer, Christine, Lynda. The family then immigrated to Calgary in 1972. Edith then continued her bookkeeping with the Anglican Diocese office. Her hobbies included going for picnics in various parks in Calgary with her family, she loved going to Spruce Meadows and also loved to watch tennis. Edith and Ken were avid Scottish dancers for many years. She had many lifelong friends from dancing and her communities that she loved spending time with. Her family was her life and she treasured time spent with them.

Edith is survived by her children and their spouses, Kathleen and Brian, Jennifer, Christine and Greg, Lynda and Bert. She is remembered by her ten Grandchildren Joey, Sheena, Kristopher, Shannon, Jason, Joshua, Jessica, Dylan, Nicholas and Nathan; her nine great-grandchildren Morgan, Brooklyn, Elizabeth, Taylor, Rylee, Elliette, Owen, Callie and Kingston; her sister Doris and numerous nieces and nephews.

Edith was predeceased by her husband Ken; her daughter Elizabeth; her parents Joseph and Alice; her siblings Mary and Bill.

Funeral Services will be held at St. Peter Anglican Church (903 – 75th Avenue S.W. Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the church. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email:

In living memory of Edith Jones, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone:  403-243-8200.

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  1. Gale Gillespie

    Wishing you peace to bring comfort and the courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to cherish and forever hold in your hearts.

    Your Mom was one of a kind, such a beautiful and kind soul. We are truly sorry for your loss.

    Gale Gillespie & Christa Huthmann

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  2. We are saddened at the passing of your mom. She was such a wonderful person. Our thoughts and prayers for your family.
    Love and hugs,
    Pat and Peter

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