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THOMAS MOSTYN JONES
U.S. Veteran Exeter: Thomas Mostyn Jones 70 died Sept. 23, 2007 at his Exeter home following a valiant struggle with cancer. He was born in Radburn N.J. May 12, 1937 the son of Mostyn and Frances (Boardman) Jones. Thomas graduated high school from The Gunney School in Washington Conn. He attended the US Navel Academy and graduated from Florida Atlantic College with a BA degree in Chemistry. Later in life following his retirement he returned to school and graduated from Eastern Maine Community College with an electrician’s license. For over 27 years Tom served his country in the Air National Guard in Bangor. He was a member of 101 Air Refueling Wing “MAINEiacs” and worked as a boom operator and instructor. He retired in 1997 as a Master Sergeant. Thomas married Donna (Braley) Cole on Sept. 6, 1990. Tom and Donna enjoyed traveling in their R.V. stopping to play golf in at least 42 States. Tom was an avid reader and enjoyed doing genealogy. He also was a scuba diver and enjoyed diving for scallops with his best friend Bruce Gray. He was a member of the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife Donna M. Jones of Exeter, two sons and their wives, Mark and Lynn Jones of Georgia, Teddy and Annie Cole of Stratham, N.H., three daughters and their husbands Barbara Lorri and Thorney Mincey of Georgia, Theresa and Jack Morrill of Naples, Me, Christine and Marc Lariviere of North Hampton N.H., one brother William Jones of San Jose, Calif., eight grandchildren; Jennifer, Braleigh, Ty, Britni, Marc, Riley, Shannon, Rebecca, two great grandchildren Isabella, Jack, and one more coming in May, several nieces, nephews and cousins, A sister Jacqueline Bramble and a brother Robin Jones predeceased him. He will also be remembered by special friends Bruce Gray, Kim Lander, Lauren Romain, Amy (Coleman) Goldstein, and all his MAINEiacs family.

Memorial services with full Air Force honors will conducted 1 PM Friday Sept 28, 2007 at the Sebasticook Valley Community Center 81 North Street Newport with Chaplain Lt Colonel Richard Dickerson officiating. Friends who wish may make memorial donations to the family to help with medical expenses. Donations may be sent to or left at the Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service Center 34 High Street Newport, Me. 04953. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service Center Newport. To sign an online guest book and leave written tributes please visit: www.philipbrownfuneralhome.com.

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