Jennie Sarro Jones

Jennie Sarro Jones, 92, of Wells, NY, died Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at the River Ridge Living Center in Amsterdam, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Saratoga, NY on October 18, 1921, the daughter of the late Vincent and Delia Sarro.

She was employed for Ashland Glove shop in Ballston Spa for twenty-one years. She then worked for the Vanralt Clothes Company and later as a nursing assistant at the Hansen Nursing Home.

She was married to Raymond Smith Jones, who predeceased her on July 19, 1987.

Jennie had many interests and loved to socialize. She enjoyed feeding the deer with her husband at their house. She enjoyed the racetrack in Saratoga, loved cooking, arts and crafts, bingo, knitting and was an avid bird watcher. She also loved her parrot Petey with whom she would talk, and he would talk back. She also was the Foster parent to many children throughout the years.

Survivors include her son, Harry J. Jones of Far Rockaway, NY; her daughter, Janet and her husband John Scheiber of Wells; one sister, Rae Mangona of Saratoga Springs. Thirteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews also survive her. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband; her son, Raymond Jones; her brothers, Vincent, Patrick, Bruno, Joseph and Frank Sarro; and her sister, Gladys Eastman.

A graveside service will be held in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Wells, in the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wells Ambulance Squad. Arrangements are by the Northville Funeral Home. Condolences may be made to the family online