The Columbus Dispatch

Jones, Michael


Michael David Jones, age 71, passed away February 21, 2022, peacefully in his sleep after a courageous battle with cancer. Michael was a beloved husband to Patricia Green Jones for over 44 years and a loving father to his children, Nicole, James (Randy), Michael (Tim) and Tamara. Michael served

as an Officer in the United

States Naval Reserves. He

attended the University

of San Diego where he earned a Bachelor’s degree and also attended St.

John’s University where he

received a Master’s degree. He served as the Assistant Administra­tor of Income Tax for the City of Columbus for over 30 years. Michael was preceded in death by his father and mother Sgt. Major Thomas A. and Martha E. Jones, his sister Rose Marie Casto and his brother Thomas A. Jones, Jr. He leaves behind the following siblings, Rebecca L. Bronder, Keith E. (Carlene) Jones, Peggy A. Wilson (Mike), Lawrence J. (Janet) Jones Sr. James A. Jones,

Constance S. (Christophe­r) Harvey, Mary (Dean) Day and John C. Jones. He was blessed with 34 nieces and nephews, 27 great nieces and nephews, 2 great-great nieces, 23 godchildre­n, many beloved cousins, and faithful friends. His greatest love in life was his soul-mate Pattie and his children. Nothing was more important to him than family; an example that his loving parents set for him as a child. Michael was a man of great faith and served God and his community, as a member of St. Ladislas and Corpus Christi parishes for more than 40 years. He was a lector and shared the faith through adult formation as a catechist for RCIA and was a member of parish council

and the finance committee.

He had numerous Godsons and Goddaughte­rs and was known by many as Padrino

and Uncle Mike. His most

beloved ministry was to the Latino community of St. Ladislas that he considered close family and friends. Special thank you to all of the doctors and nurses at

The OSU James and the

kind and caring staff of Morningvie­w. Calling hours will be on Sunday, February

27 at MAEDER-QUINT-TIBERI Funeral Home, 1068 S. High St. between 2-6pm with sharing from 5-5:45, ending with the Rosary at 5:45. Friends and family will meet for Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s in German Village on Monday, February 28, at 10am, where procession will form. Interment will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, immediatel­y after Mass. Celebrant Fr. Vince Nguyen, Concelebra­nt, Fr. John Stattmille­r, assisted by Deacon Roger Minner. In

lieu of flowers, please send

donations to The James Cancer Hospital (Head and Neck Cancer Research), or to Latino Ministry at St. Mary’s Parish German Village. Please add to this tribute with your memories and photos. To view and sign the on-line register, visit www.


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