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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Albert E. Jones Sr., 90, Of Bradford, PA

Albert E. Jones Sr., 90, a loving husband, father, and grandfather, formerly of 12th North 4th Street, passed away Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 in The Pavilion at BRMC surrounded by his loving family.

Born March 25, 1920, in Flint, Michigan, a son of the late Harold and Lena (Dollmetsch) Jones.

On August 2, 1946 in Bradford he married Eleanor (Trace) Jones who survives.

Mr. Jones enlisted in the United States Army on April 25,1942. He was awarded the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with 1 silver star and 1 bronze star, 3 services strips, 3 Overseas Service Bars, and was honorably discharged on October 28, 1945.

He had worked at Kendall Refining Company later Witco Corp. as a truck driver for 36 years retiring in January of 1983. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion, Marchee Club, Fraternal Order of the Eagles, and a lifetime member of the Bradford Bowling Association. He bowled in the Kendall League, and with his wife, Eleanor, they bowled in the Sunday Night Mixed bowling league for many years. They enjoyed trips to the casinos.

In addition to his wife, Eleanor of sixty-four years, he is survived by two daughters: Sandra (Mike) Butler of Bradford and Bonnie Case of El Paso, TX, one son, Albert "Ed" (Jan) Jones, Jr. of Apollo Beach, FL, one sister, Carol Bish of Erie, five grandchildren: Sandy Colquitt, Dr. Kimberly Case, Kristina Osborne, Randy Sherman, and Tyler Sherman, three great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers.

Family will be receiving friends on Friday, March 4, 2011, from 3 to 5 & 7 to 9pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. South Ave., where funeral and committal services will be held on Saturday, March 5th at 6:30pm with Rev, Leo Gallina pastor of St. Bernard Church officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to The Pavilion @ BRMC or the American Cancer Society.

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