Methuen — Roger G. Jones, 87, of Methuen, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at Methuen Health & Rehabilitation Center, Methuen. Mr. Jones was born November 15, 1925, to Herbert W. and Irene (Gage) Jones. Roger was very active in many sports through his years in Methuen schools. He went on to serve in The US Navy during WW II as a gunner’s mate. Roger was honorably discharged in 1946. He worked many years as a machinist at Merrimac Spool & Reel, Haverhill. He enjoyed many years with good friends and family at Province Lake in New Hampshire.
Roger was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Geraldine H. Jones and his daughter, Linda L. Jones. His family members include his son, Roger J. Jones of Naples, Maine and his grandchildren, Marissa and Matthew Jones, both of Naples, Maine. He also leaves several nephews and 1 niece.
ARRANGEMENTS: There are no calling hours. A celebration of life will be on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. in Marsh Corner Community Church, 317 Pelham Street, Methuen. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Marsh Corner Community Church, 317 Pelham Street, Methuen, MA 01844 or to Methuen Health & Rehabilitation Center, 480 Jackson Street, Methuen, MA 01844. Arrangements are by The Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. To send an online condolence, please visit, www.dewhirstfuneral.com or www.facebook.com/dewhirstfuneralhome.