Harry “Les” Jones, 95 of Boca Raton, FL, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Advent Square Assisted Living Facility, Boca Raton, FL.
He was born on October 20, 1923, in Yorkshire, England, to Tom and Elsie Jones, and was a resident of Clark Mills, NY, for twenty years. He graduated from Clinton Central High School in 1941. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and also during the Korean War. In 1947 he married Marie Cotter Jones in St Mark’s Episcopal Church, Clark Mills, of which he was a member. He was an employee of Oneida Ltd. for over ten years and retired from IBM after thirty years. He and his wife were ardent square dancers for over forty years. He was predeceased by his wife, Marie, after sixty years of marriage, and his brothers, Bernard Jones of Clinton, NY, and Thomas A. Jones, of Kansas City, MO. He is survived by brother, Dennis Jones, of Orange Park, FL, and cousin, Kay Crumb, of Sherrill, NY, and several nieces and nephews. Interment service will be held at Evergreen Cemetery, South Street, Westmoreland, NY, at 11:00 am, Saturday, July 13, 2019.