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Karen L. Jones, 79

January 08, 2022

Karen L. Jones, 79, of Lancaster, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Hospice & Community Care – Mt. Joy. Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Warren and Virginia (Seiders) Hillbish. She shared her life with her beloved husband of 61 years, William B. “Bill” Jones.

She graduated from Reading High School where she participated in any sport she could, primarily softball and track. Karen went to school to become a Medical Assistant. Karen was employed by various doctors’ offices in her working years. She was a member of the Victor Emanuel Club and the 7th Ward Social Club.

Her faith and her family came first in her life. She cherished spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Karen was also a devout Christian and belonged to the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. With the church, she volunteered her time working on the Grace Meal and the flower delivery with her daughter, Sue.

Karen was an avid reader of mystery novels and enjoyed dancing, bowling, and golfing. She was a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pirates, but still liked going to Phillies games. When she could, Karen enjoyed vacations to Myrtle Beach.

She will be dearly missed by her husband, Bill, her children: Susan Meshaw, Deborah Williams, and Steven Jones, 8 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, a brother, Warren Hillbish, and a life-long best friend, Patricia Horst. In addition to her parents, Karen is preceded in death by a brother, Russell Hillbish.

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, January 14, 2022 at 11:00am at Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 414 E. King St., Lancaster, PA. Guests will be received starting at 9:30am. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd at 750 Greenfield Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601 or to Hospice & Community Care at 685 Good Dr, Lancaster, PA 17604.

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January 14, 2022

Jonesy, you are in my thoughts and prayers.  Lynne kline from school district of lancaster

January 14, 2022

Dear Bill
It has been our honor to have the opportunity to know Karen.  We always enjoyed our time together at
Rosa Rosa. May she rest in peace and we are here for you.  Love Pam and Troy Rudy

January 12, 2022

Rest in Peace Karen
It was honor to have gotten to know you through your daughter Sue
I remember a lot of family get togethers and great times
you will be greatly missed by all
The Delaleu’s

January 12, 2022

GOD BLESS YOU.  I am so sorry for your loss. Rest in peace Aunt Karen.   Love from your niece.  Kathy sensenig 

January 12, 2022

Dear Bill & family,  My heartfelt sympathy to you.  Karen will be laughing once again with Lee Arment & Jerry Carvel.
Peach be with you all.  Sincerely, Teri (Lee) Arment

January 12, 2022

My sincere sympathy, Bill.  I think of the good times we had. I feel your lose.  

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Friday, January 14, 2022
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
414 East King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
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