Nancy Jones

Obituary of Nancy Jones

Nancy L. Jones

Hinsdale, NY          Nancy L. Jones, of 1438 Mill St. passed away on Sunday (March 31, 2019) at her home.

Born August 19, 1932 in Olean she was the daughter of Newton and Bernice Wallen Frost.  On April 10, 1954 in Hinsdale she married Alfred Nelson Jones who predeceased her May 20, 2002.

Nancy was raised in Hinsdale and graduated from Hinsdale Central School.  She then attended Bryant and Stratton Business School in Buffalo.  She spent subsequent years raising her three children and later worked as a legal secretary for the William J. O'Reilly law firm in Olean for over 10 years.

She was fond of growing flowers at her home and was skilled at breeding irises to create new varieties.  To many in the area she was known as an avid and knowledgeable antique dealer. Her passion was to travel to any lawn sales in search of items of interest, and after collecting and valuing them, would travel with her husband in their mobile camper to various co-ops in the region to sell and search for more to collect.  

She is survived by 3 daughters Valerie Gee of Olean, Kristie Lee Jones of Hinsdale and Leslie Jones of Hinsdale; 3 grandchildren Jody Beck, Jeremy Beck and Aaron Pierce and 4 great-grandchildren Caidon, Cole, Liam and Ryan.

At Nancy's request, no services are being scheduled.  

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Cattaraugus County SPCA, PO Box 375, Olean, NY 14760 or to the Arthritis Foundation, WNY Chapter, 55 Pineview Dr, Buffalo, NY, 14221.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, Olean and online condolences may be made at

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