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Obituary for Gail Ellen Jones (Rickards)

September 17, 1938 - September 17, 2022

Gail JonesPeacefully passed away on her 84th birthday on Saturday, September 17th, 2022 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre.

Loving mother to Jennifer Azzano (Vanni) and Jocelyn Osborne (Michael). She was the cherished Nana to Bradley (Samantha), Mark, and Joel Azzano, and Mitchell and Allison Jones. Special “extra” grandma and GG to the Collins family. She will be missed by her brother-in-law Bernard Lacey, as well as several nieces, nephews, and many good friends.

Gail was predeceased by her husband of 46 years Peter Jones, son Scott, brother Rodney, and parents George and Ellen (Hancock) Rickards. She was also predeceased by brothers- and sisters-in-law Kenneth and Evelyn Jones, Helen Lacey, Ronald Jones, and Barbara (Rickards) Firth.

Gail was a devoted member of St. Margaret’s Anglican Church. She was well known for her sense of humour, love of her family, and good company.

If desired, donations to St. Margaret’s Anglican Church, the RVH Foundation, or the Stroke Recovery Association of Barrie and District would be gratefully appreciated by the family

But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. 1 Thessalonians 4:13