In Memory of Jack Price Jones

March 1, 1939 - February 2, 2021

Resided in Clinton, NY


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Jack Price Jones, 81, of Clinton, NY passed away peacefully on February 2, 2021.

Born to the late Robert E. And Pauline (Bly) Jones on March 1, 1939 in Utica, NY. Jack was united in marriage to Alison Ruhm Jones on July, 31 1976. Jack graduated from Utica Free Academy and Utica College (‘62). Upon graduating, Jack enlisted in the United States Army and devoted 23 years of service to his country, retiring at the rank of Sergeant First Class and receiving the Army Commendation medal, something he was very proud of. He went on to Graduate from Stonier Graduate School of Banking in 1989. Jack spent over 49 years in banking as a Branch Manager and later achieved the title of Vice President of Commercial lending. He was a past President of the New Hartford Lions Club, former Treasurer of the New Hartford Chamber of Commerce, past President of the Utica chapter of the American Institute of Banking, a member of the New Hartford American Legion Post #1376, and a member of the “Ridgewood Raiders”. Jack was an avid Syracuse fan, who enjoyed landscaping, and took great pride in keeping his yard in pristine condition. Jack will fondly be remembered for his many jokes, his “Crazy Guggenheim” faces, and his love and compassion for his family and many friends.

Jack is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 44 years, Alison; his four daughters, Jennifer (William) Mohr; Allyson Jones Sanchez, both of Houston, TX; Courtney (Ryan) Watson of Rome, NY and Kelly (Ryan) Monaco of Utica, NY. Seven grandchildren, Abigail, Matthew and Andrew Mohr; Lily and Carter Sanchez, all of Houston, TX; Cole Price and Rory Monaco, of Utica, NY; along with several nieces and nephews and a great niece; and his beloved shih tzu, Lola.

Jack was predeceased by his parents; Sister and Brother-in-law, Virginia & David Jones; Brother and Sister-in-law, Robert & Betty Jones; in-laws, Robert & Janet Ruhm; and his infant son, Jack Price Jones, Jr.

The family would like to extend their sincerest love and gratitude to Teresa Monaco for her constant support, love and compassion. In addition, the family would like to thank the staff of the Barton East wing and Therapeutic Rec department of the St. Luke’s home for their care of Jack over the last 6 months.

A memorial service to honor Jack’s life will be held in the Spring at a date to be announced. Arrangements are with the Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral and Cremation Services, 13 Oxford Rd., New Hartford.

Those wishing to honor Jack’s memory may make a donation in his name to the New Hartford American Legion Post #1376 or the Utica College Foundation.