Margaret G. Jones, 76, Portsmouth

Posted 5/14/19

Margaret Grace (Mattos) Jones, 76, of Portsmouth, passed away in her sleep at home early Tuesday morning, April 23, 2019. She was born Feb. 16, 1943, to the late Manuel and Laura (Laureanno) Mattos …

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Margaret G. Jones, 76, Portsmouth

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Margaret Grace (Mattos) Jones, 76, of Portsmouth, passed away in her sleep at home early Tuesday morning, April 23, 2019. She was born Feb. 16, 1943, to the late Manuel and Laura (Laureanno) Mattos of Fall River.

Margaret earned her RN from the Newport Hospital School of Nursing in 1966. Her last employment was with Visiting Nurse of Newport and Bristol Counties as a hospice nurse.

Besides her husband, Ronald (Ron) B. Jones, she is survived by children Laura Marie, Anne Marie (Charles Thompson) and Andrew N. (Diane) Jones; grandchildren Mariah, Olivia, Elliott and Vivian; sisters M. Elizabeth (Joe) Primo and Magdalene R. Mattos. Margaret was predeceased by a sister, Veronica M. Cox (Bill) and brother, Charles V. Mattos (Joan).

She donated her body to the Brown Medical School Anatomical Gift Program for physician training and advanced studies. Arrangements were through the Monahan, Drabble & Sherman Funeral Home.

Her Memorial Mass will be held at St. Barnabas Church, Portsmouth, on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. Margaret’s family thanks you.

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