Rita Jones-Bruce, 82 of Hopewell Twp. Passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020, in Franciscan Manor. She was born on February 17, 1937, the daughter of the late Guy and Angeline Tonachella. She was a member of Ohio United Presbyterian Church.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband Edward J. Jones; her second husband Jack L. Bruce, her daughter Karen E. Barth, and a sister Marie “Toni” Saxon.
She is survived by two sons: Kenneth and Lorraine Jones, Center Twp., Rev. Richard Jones and Dr. Adrienne Spirt, Annapolis, MD: 5 grandchildren: Matthew and Ryan Jones, Hannah and Nathaniel Spirt-Jones and Nicholas Barth: son-in-law Jeffrey Barth; Sisters and Brothers-in-law: Deborah and Mark Kiss, and Ronnie and Betty Bruce.
Friends will be received on Monday from 2pm until the time of funeral service at 3pm conducted by Rev. Nick Marlatt.
Private burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery.