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Evelyn M. Jones, 82 – Active in Her Community

Evelyn Marie Jones, 82, of New Ringgold, passed away Saturday, January 21st, at her residence, with her family by her side.

Evelyn was born in West Hazleton on November 12, 1940, a daughter of the late Eva and Leonard Hunsinger.

She was the wife of Barry D. Jones. They were married on August 5th, 1962.
She graduated from West Hazleton High School, Class of 1958 and she was employed in clerical positions during her life.

Evelyn was a member of the Orwigsburg Chapter #424 Order of the Eastern Star; Senior Citizen’s Activity Center, Orwigsburg; Little Schuylkill Lioness; Pottsville Christian Woman’s Club; Zion Women’s Guild; Ladies Auxiliary Life Member New Ringgold Fire Company; Christ Church Circle of Friends; Schuylkill County Council For The Arts; O.W.L.S. and she was a supporter of Child Evangelism Fellowship. In earlier years, she taught Sunday School and assisted with Good News Club. She attended Christ Church Mckeansburg, Friedens Lutheran Church and Faith Church.

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In addition to her husband Barry of 60 years, Evelyn is survived by her son, Scott Jones , husband of Dr. Denise Jones, of the New Ringgold area; two brothers, Ralph Hunsinger, husband of Jean, of Hometown, PA; Gerald Hunsinger, of Hazle Township, PA; Brother-in- law Bruce Jones, husband of Ann.
Evelyn was a Godmother to Joshua Reenock and Harry Kehm. She is also survived by her best family friend, Linda Herb, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 28th at Christ Church McKeansburg, with Rev. Jon Heim officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM. Interment will follow in Christ Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Ringgold Fire Company, 25 North Railroad Street, New Ringgold, PA 17960.

Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Orwigsburg is honored to be serving Evelyn’s family.

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