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Thomas Bernard Jones

July 12, 1932 February 15, 2022
Thomas Bernard Jones
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Obituary for Thomas Bernard Jones

Thomas Bernard Jones, 89, of Commerce Township, Michigan passed away on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.  

Thomas was born in Detroit, Michigan on July 12, 1932 to the late Bernard and Anna Jones.  Always a football fan, he also played tennis in high school and loved to play golf.  He married Patricia on March 2, 1957 and raised six children.  He was a dedicated family man and took night classes at Lawrence Technological University to obtain a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.  He raised his family in Southfield, Michigan before moving to Commerce Township in 1991.  

He worked for 33 years at General Motors, 5 years at Donnelly Mirrors, 5 years at Modern Engineering and several years as a ranger at a couple of local golf courses..  Thomas also served on the Commerce Township Planning Commission for over 25 years.  And he volunteered at Huron Valley Sinai Hospital, St. Mary’s Food Bank and St. Mary’s church as an usher and counting collections. His love of golf inspired his children and grandchildren to pick up the game with three of his grandchildren playing golf in high school.  His wife Patricia passed away in 2011.  He later married Joan Villemonte on August 18, 2012 and the two of them enjoyed life together playing card games and spending time with family and friends.  

Beloved husband of Joan for 10 years and the late Patricia for 54 years.  Loving father of Pam Jones-Sexton (Todd Sexton), Tom Jones (Sue), Kris Jones, Matt Jones, Karoline Jones (Chris Dixon), and the late Michael Jones.  Devoted grandfather of Lauren Holleman (Josh), Shannon Gasco (Dan), Michael Jones (Bia), Matt Jones, Brenna Sexton, and Jenna Jones.  Proud great-grandfather of Gabby Gasco, Isla Holleman, and Annie Gasco.  Dear brother of Charles Jones (Carolyn), Ginny McCarthy (George), Patrick Jones (late Kathy), and the late Barbara Wright the late Don).

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 11:00am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 1955 E. Commerce St., Milford, MI 48381.   Visitation begins at the church at 10:00am.

Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a donation to either Angela Hospice or to St. Mary’s church in memory of Thomas Jones.

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11:00 AM 2/23/2022 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary Our Lady of the Snows

1955 E. Commerce St.
Milford, MI 48381

Visitation begins at the church at 10:00am.

St. Mary Our Lady of the Snows
1955 E. Commerce St. Milford 48381 MI
United States

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Angela Hospice

Angela Hospice Development Office
14100 Newburgh Rd
Livonia, MI 48154

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