Quinebaug, CT- John C. Jones, age 83, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother passed away peacefully on Saturday March 31, 2018 after a short illness, surrounded by his family. His loving wife of 50 years, Carolyn A. Jones passed away in 2009. John was the owner of Hilltop Archery in Webster, MA. He was an accomplished archer and an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting and fishing at Allagash Lake in Maine which he called “heaven on earth”. He also enjoyed golf and played in multiple card leagues.
John is survived by his daughter Sarah Plantinga, her husband David, grandson David Mainville, his wife Veronica, granddaughters Emily Tice, her husband Will, and Hannah Plantinga. He was predeceased by a great-grandson, Nolan John. He is also survived by several brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews.
Calling Hours at the funeral home will be held Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 5 - 7 PM, burial will be private in North Woodstock Cemetery. The Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School Street, Webster MA has been entrusted with his arrangements. A guest book is available at www.shaw-majercik.com where you may post a condolence or light a candle. Omit flowers and donations may be made to the Allagash Widerness Waterway Foundation, PO Box 1211, Bath, Maine 04530.