Catherine T. Jones

Catherine T. Jones, 89, of Ashland, Ore. formerly of Tinton Falls and Toms River, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 9 in Ashland. She was born July 2, 1919 in Queens, NY.

She lived in Tinton Falls for almost 30 years with her husband Jack, raising their six children there before moving to Toms River. She later moved to Ashland, Ore. She was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. She had a strong love of God and always chose to see the positive in everyone.

She was preceded by her beloved husband John "Jack" Jones in 2000 and by her brothers, Joseph, William and James Johnson. She is survived by her loving children Patty and her husband, Eric of New Colombia, Pennsylvania; Cathy Prescott and her husband Don of Rogue Valley, Ore.; Richard Jones and his wife Leigh of Ashland, Ore., Paul Jones and his wife Linda Grasso Jones of Tinton Falls, New Jersey; Rosemary Rentschler and her husband Randy of Alameda, Calif., and Peter Jones and his wife Debbie of Monroe, Wash., her cherished grandchildren Erin, Michelle, and Brenden Jones; Patrick Grasso; Meghan, Garrett and Rebecca Jones; Matthew Fetterman; Emily and Kyle Rentschler; Kelsey, Ryan and Colin Jones; and her great-granddaughter Daisy Jones.

A memorial service for family and friends will be held at 9 a.m. on August 2 at Our Lady of the Mountain Church in Ashland.