Bertha Jones

1929 - 2017

Bertha Olive Jones– of Neyaashiinigmiing, peacefully on Sunday May 7, 2017 at the age of 87 years. Loving mother of Sam (Dorothy), Laurie-Ann (Brian Drane), Dale (Lynda), Cheryl Jones, Rose Jones, Roxy (John Boudrias), Kathy Jones; and step-son Howard (Grace). Cherished grandmother of Curtis Jones, Heather (Zach General), Paula (Randy Keeshig), Brian Drane Jr. (Heather), Shannon Drane (partner Shawn Nadjiwon), Crystal Drane (partner Walter Chan), Natasha (Tim Charlton), Mike Jones (Bess), Kelly (George Theodosiou), Carmen Jones, Dylan Ritchie, Carolyn Akiwenzie, Maxine Akiwenzie, Wade Boudrias, Brittany Jones, Dustin Jones, April Jones, Cory Jones (partner Jan), Curtis Jones (partner Wes), and Toni Jones; great-grandmother of 22; and great-great-grandmother of 1. Sister of Wayne Hopkins. Sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Lazarus and Rose; brothers and sisters Nellie Noah, Elda Huff, Lila Whiteye, Elmer Hopkins, Sam Hopkins, Laura Snake, and Kay Tobias; and brothers and sisters-in-law Peggy Woodruff, Gladys Kidd, Vera Martin, Howard Jones, Roxy Jones, Grace Jones, and Norman Jones; and her daughter Carolyn Jones. Visitation at the Cape Croker Community Centre on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A service to celebrate Bertha’s life will be conducted from the Cape Croker United Church, Neyaashiinigmiing on Thursday morning at 11 o’clock. Cremation to follow. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Donations to the Nawash Food Bank would be appreciated. Condolences may be expressed online at

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