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Kenneth R. Jones

July 19, 1954 ~ December 25, 2017 (age 63)


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CHICOPEE- Kenneth R. “Kenny” Jones, 63, SPD retired, of Chicopee passed away on December 25, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer, his Doctors and the Insurance Companies.  Kenny proudly served with the Springfield Police Department as a community Police Officer. He was born in Springfield, raised there attending local schools and graduated from Classical High school in 1972. He worked for 12 years for A.V. Rivest Oil Company in Springfield before entering the Police Academy. He graduated in 1984 and joined the Springfield Police Department in 1985 serving on the midnight shift and later in East Springfield.  He retired in 2011 after 26 years of service. Kenny was a longtime member of the Chicopee Lodge of Elks 1849 and was an avid Red Sox fan and classic car enthusiast. Sadly Kenny’s passing on Christmas day sent him to Heaven where he joined his mother, Jeannine who passed away on December 25, 1996 and his brother, Ronald Jones who passed away on December 25, 2002.  He leaves his brother; Russell Jones and his wife Bonnie of Southwick. His sister in law, Diana Jones of Belchertown. His nephews; Brian and David Jones and nieces Katie and her husband Ben LaFlamme & Julianne Jones and his great nieces, Kearney and Harlow LaFlamme. The family would like to thank Westfield Gardens for the care, compassion and dignity they gave Kenny and his family during his illness. The family will receive friends at the Ratell Funeral Home, 200 Main St., Indian Orchard on Tuesday January 2, 2018 from 4 to 7 p.m.  Funeral Services for Kenny will be held at the Ratell Funeral Home on Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. followed by burial in Hillcrest Park Cemetery, 895 Parker St., Spfld.  Donations in Kenny’s memory may be made in support of the K-9 Unit, Springfield Police Dept.  130 Pearl St., Springfield, MA. 01105


 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
January 2, 2018

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ratell Funeral Home
200 Main Street
Indian Orchard , MA 01151

Funeral Home Service
Wednesday
January 3, 2018

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Ratell Funeral Home
200 Main Street
Indian Orchard , MA 01151

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
January 3, 2018

Hillcrest Park Cemetery
895 Parker Street
Springfield, MA


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