Obituary: Ruth Elizabeth (Jones) Boland


NAUGATUCK — Mrs. Ruth Elizabeth (Jones) Boland, 81, of Naugatuck, passed away Thursday evening Dec. 29, at Ashlar of Newtown. She was the widow of the late Eugene G. Boland.

Mrs. Boland was born in the Bronx, N.Y., April 7, 1930, a daughter of the late John H. and Frances E. (Arkills) Jones and had been a Naugatuck resident for the past 6 years, moving here from North Carolina. She enjoyed line dancing, needlepoint, and crafts.

She leaves thee step-daughters, Kathy Yannepolos of Annandale, Va., Becky Lamson of Naugatuck, with whom she made her home, and Donna Olmo of Bridgeport; two uncles, Edward Jones of Suffern, N.Y. and Artie Jones of California; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 6, at 11 a.m. at the Congregational Church of Naugatuck, 9 Division St. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. The Alderson Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St. is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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