Peabody — Margaret V. “Marna” (Burke) Jones, 85, beloved wife of the late William L. Jones, died Saturday afternoon, June 8, surrounded by her loving family, at Rosewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Peabody. Born in Lynn on July 30, 1927, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Linardy) Burke. She was raised in Lynn, and graduated from Lynn English High School in 1945.
A member of St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, Marna served as a lector, and in other parish programs.
She is survived by her sister, Ann Marie Winrow; and her children, Deacon Jonathan and Peg Jones of Peabody, Denis Jones of Louisville, Ky., Laurie and John Connolly of Newton, N.H., Brian and Donna Jones of Lynn, Ann Marie Jones of Salisbury, and Patricia and Christopher Morse of Kennebunk, Maine; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral will be held on Wednesday at 9AM from the Solimine, Landergan and Richardson Funeral Home, 426 Broadway, Route 129, Lynn, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Ann’s Church, Peabody at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are Tuesday, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Marna’s memory to St. Ann’s Parish, 140 Lynn St., Peabody, MA 01960. For directions and guest book, please visit www.solimine.com.