1951 – 2014
It is with great sadness and broken hearts that we announce the passing of an amazing mother, daughter, sister, nana, aunt, great aunt and friend, Pat Jones on August 1, 2014 at the age of 63.
She was born in 1951, in Stratford, ON, the second daughter of the late Gilbert Kenneth Padington and Barbara Jean (Layden) Padington, VanTuyckom. In 1969, she married David Jones, of St. Thomas, ON, who predeceased her in 1986. In 1987, she and her two children moved to British Columbia. While in BC, she lived in Campbell River, Port McNeill, and Sooke.
She will be lovingly remembered by her two children, Kenneth Jones (Tina and son TJ Graham) of Sooke, BC and Dawn Hamilton (Mike) of Campbell River, BC; her grandson Daniel Jones of Langford, BC; and her step-mother Margaret Padington of Campbell River, BC; her 15 siblings; sisters: Lei Lonnie Hunt (Bryan), Barb Bonnell (Chris), Cathy Steckler (Kerry), Melody White (Roy), Linnie Campsall (Ken), Kathy Allison (Ross), Evelyn Warner (Darrell), and Bonnie McGurgin (Gary); brothers: Bill Padington (Chris), Randy Padington (Phyllis), Danny VanTuyckom (Wendy), Rob Padington (Kim), Jean Paul VanTuyckom, John Padington, and Jamie Padington (Erica), nieces, nephews and many wonderful friends.
Pat was a kind dear soul with a sweet spirit who was loved by all who knew her. She was passionate about gardening and loved animals. Pat was a people person and an extremely hard worker. Customers and colleagues at Mom’s Cafe will miss her. Pat was especially proud of and deeply loved her son, daughter, and grandson. She loved her family and always put the needs of others first. She will be missed by all her family and friends.
We Love you.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Painter’s Lodge in Campbell River on September 20, 2014 from 1pm to 4pm.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.sandsfuneral.com/colwood (under Obituaries & Tributes top of page).