Jones, Ronald Clifton

Jones: Ronald, 95 years, beloved husband of the late Ellen Jones, passed away peacefully at the Delwynda Court Personal Care Home on Friday, September 25, 2020.

Ron was born April16 1925 south of Glen Ewen Sask. He was the youngest of 8 children, 4 boys and 4 girls, He married Ellen Barker (Ardagh) November 11 1962.

Predeceased by his parents Henry and Maud, sibling Alice, Harry , Edward, Violet, Hazel, Mabel, and Harmon. His wife Ellen (2005) Left to mourn is his step son Barry, two grandsons, sister-in-law Eunice, nieces, nephews and cousins. Ron was a plumber and carpenter by trade, and a handyman. Ron and Ellen enjoyed travelling in Canada and the US in their motorhome collecting spoons along the way. He enjoyed doing hand work especially knitting scarves and head bands for the homeless shelter.                                        They moved from Hartney to Souris as Ellen’s health deteriorated. After her passing he remained in Souris until Ron’s health started to fail, he moved to Delwynda Court Personnel Care Home, Deloraine Man. where he considered the staff his family. He enjoyed the activities especially the outings to the chicken chef. When Ron could no longer hear or knit Word Search games became an important pastime.

A graveside funeral service for family and friends was held at the Riverside Cemetery, Hartney, Manitoba on Saturday, October 3, 2020. In memory of Ron donations may be made to the Delwynda Court Personal Care Home.

3 thoughts on “Jones, Ronald Clifton”

  1. Uncle Ron. We will miss your belly laughter and comradarie. I enjoyed the times we spent together building model air plaines from beer cans and all those other crafts you were so good at, too. We also will miss our Christmas phone calls that crossed the distance between our homes. 0 God Bless and hope you can hear better now!

  2. My condolences to the family .
    I have good memories of Ron from the time when he lived in the Souris manor.
    Always coming for meals to the dining room and his seat was at the head of the table, amongst all the ladies around the table.
    Listened to many of his stories while he was knitting away on a little project. Some times when we were short on oven space in the kitchen Ron always offered the one in his apartment.
    He sure was the talk of the building at one time when he couldn’t find the brakes in his truck and went juuust a little too far before coming to a stop, right into his livingroom.
    Good times to remember!

  3. Our condolences to Barry Barker and sons, and extended family. I attended Hartney school with Barry until he left for the Navy. Ellen was our longtime faithful family friend. Ron & Ellen always helped our mother, Jessie Morden, whenever she needed urgent transportation. Ron was overwhelmed as a care-giver, but always enjoyed his many and varied crafts. I visited Ron in Aug. 2019 at Deloraine PCH, and we ‘talked’ using white board and marker. Always a hearty laugh! Blessings! Bob & Edith ( Morden) Tarbet, Barrhead, AB

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