Frederick Jones, 88

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 11:30pm

Frederick A. Jones, Jr., 88, of Narragansett, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at home. He was the husband of the late Rosemary M. (Coleman) Jones. Born in New Shoreham, he was a son of the late Frederick A. Jones, Sr. and Mabreth (Mott) Jones.

Mr. Jones was a self-employed commercial fisherman for many years and a U.S. Navy Veteran. He loved the sea, spending time at the waterfront, and Block Island. He was a lifelong avid reader.

He is survived by his children, Maureen J. Chronley, Stephen A. Jones, Kevin W. Jones and Lori A. Jones, all of Narragansett; two sisters, Joyce Hardman of Greenville and Carol Godbout of Omaha, Nebraska; daughter-in-law, Kathleen Andreozzi of Clemson, S.C.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was the father of the late Brian D. Jones.

Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. in the Avery-Storti Funeral Home, 88 Columbia St., Wakefield. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Pt. Judith Fishermen’s Scholarship Fund, Box 386, Narragansett, R.I. 02882 or the Block Island Nature Conservancy, Box 1287., New Shoreham, R.I. 02807. For guest book and condolences, please visit