The Oshawa Times May 31,1967


A resident of Oshawa for 43 years, Uriah Jones, 461 Simcoe Street North, died May 30 at the Oshawa General Hospital, following a short serious sickness. He was in his 91st year.

A son of the late John and Mary Ann Jones, the deceased was born Aug. 31, 1876, at Balsam, Pickering Township, and was married April 27, 1911, at Stoney Creek, Ont.

Prior to coming to Oshawa, Mr. Jones operated a hardware store in Brooklin for 14 years. He was a builder in Oshawa for some years and then for 40 years operated a real estate business here.

Mr. Jones was an active member of Simcoe Street United Church where he served as a member of the session for many years. He was also a member of the Oshawa Real Estate Board.

He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Myrtle Stewart: two daughters, Mrs. W . B. Finer (Lillian) and Mrs. Patrick D. Lawlor (Myrt1e Leslie) both of Toronto; two sons, Frederick Ross Jones and Ralph Stewart Jones, both of Oshawa and 12 grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a sister, Miss Bertha Jones and two brothers, James of Ashburn and George of Brooklin.

The memorial service will be held at the Armstrong Funeral Home at 3 p.m. June 2. Rev. John K. Moffat will conduct the service.