Margaret Florence Jones (nee Sopko), 100, of Wellington, died on Friday, January 24, 2020 at the Elm’s Retirement Village. Born on January 2, 1920 in McDonald, PA, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Elizabeth (nee Redman) Sopko. Margaret grew up in Finleyville, PA and lived in PA most of her life before moving to Wellington in 2001.
She was a member of the Houston United Methodist Church and involved in their senior programs where she assisted the senior citizens. Margaret loved playing cards and Bingo, but especially cherished spending time with her family and helping others. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Margaret is survived by her son, David (Rebecca) Jones, of Wellington; 8 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; and siblings, Florence Pepe and Shirly Pinchok. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Morgan Jones; son, Dennis Jones; daughter, Mary Sebastian; and siblings, Albert, Elizabeth, Josephine, Hazel, Edward, Thomas and Muriel.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 140 S. Main St, Wellington, 44090, beginning at 6 p.m. Rev Cheryl Lindsay will officiate. A graveside service will be held in Finleyville, PA, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Margaret’s memory may be directed to either the Wellington First Congregational UCC, or to the Houston First United Methodist Church, 213, E. Pike St, Houston, PA 15342.
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