Margaret Ruth Ladd Jones

Margaret Ruth Ladd Jones

Margaret Ruth Ladd Jones, born May 22, 1929 in Sunfield, MI passed away February 2, 2017.

Margaret was one of six children born to the late Bernice E. Bigelow Ladd and Orange N. Ladd.

Margaret moved to Lebanon, NJ from Kalamazoo, MI in 1960 and resided in Pohatcong, Twp., NJ for the past 13 years.

She always was a homemaker but worked as well over the years at Tirpok’s Cleaners, NY Life, and many years of babysitting for many children.

She enjoyed crocheting and sewing, watching the Mets play baseball and Tiger Woods golf, but her greatest joy in life was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Kolakowski of Pohatcong Twp., NJ and Kathryn Sierp, son-in-law George Sierp of Lebanon, NJ; grandchildren Laura Reper, Robert (and Jamie) Taylor, Becky (and Sarah Beth) Sierp and Nicole Sierp; great-grandchildren Matthew, Kayla, Sara, Erin, Katie and Schuyler; brothers Carl (Nancy) and Earl (Kathleen) Ladd; many nieces and nephews.

Margaret was predeceased by her husband, Leonard Jones and son, Leonard Michael; brother James; sisters, Marian and Ilene.

Calling hours will be Sunday, February 5, 2017 from 3pm -5pm.  Funeral Service will be Monday, February, 6, 2017 at 11am.  All at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ.  Interment at Lower Valley Cemetery in Califon, NJ.

Memorials can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.