Mary A. O’Riley Jones, 86, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Mary A. O’Riley Jones, 86, Watertown passed away Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, at the Samaritan Medical Center.

Mary was born Dec. 8, 1935, in Clayton, NY, the daughter to the late Carlton and Cora Murdock O’Riley.

She married Reginald Jones on Sept. 18, 1954, at Hope Presbyterian Church, Watertown. Mr. Jones passed away Nov. 5, 2018.

Mary was a Tupperware Dealer for several years in the Watertown area, she thoroughly enjoyed the people she was able to meet over the years.

Surviving are her five sons, Michael (Karen), Birmingham, England; Mark, Watertown; Stephen (Joyce), Shapleigh Maine; Stuart (Deborah), Dexter and Dale (Susan), Watertown; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son, Daniel who passed away January 1, 2022, siblings, Margaret (Harold) Berkman, Roland (Elizabeth) O’Riley, Harlow (Margaret) O’Riley, Horace “Sparky” (Sandra) O’Riley, Sheridan (Dorothy) O’Riley and William and Francis O’Riley who died at birth.

A graveside service will be held for Mary and Daniel at the Grove Cemetery, Lafargeville in the spring, at a date and time will be announced.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown.

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