November 29, 1934 - April 3, 2018
Burial Date: April 13, 2018
Gloria Hannon Jones, age 83, of Hamden departed this life peacefully on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Yale New Haven Hospital. Born on November 29, 1934 in New York City, daughter of the late Richard Hannon and Edna Hannon. She was predeceased by one sister Carol Hannon Fields and a brother Richard Hannon Jr. She was employed by Emerson Radio & Television in the 1950’s and a long time employee of Picker Corporation Medical Equipment in North Haven where she was a Manager and made MRI and Ultrasound equipment. She also worked for Earmark Co. in Hamden with combined service of over 40 years. In 1958, she met her husband Carroll Jones from this union two daughters were born, Bene’e and Carla. Gloria and Carroll were married for 60 beautiful years. Gloria had a welcoming spirit; she demonstrated a type of unconditional love toward others that drew many from all walks of life. Left to cherish loving memories are: husband Carroll F. Jones of Hamden; daughter Bene’e J. Jackson (Dennis) of New Haven, daughter Carla D. Giles (Terry) of New Haven; four grandchildren, who were her pride and joy, Shannel Jackson, Serena Jackson, Terry Giles II, and Gabrielle Giles. She also leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends.
A celebration of Gloria’s life will be held on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Beulah Heights Church on 782 Orchard Street, New Haven at 10:00 O’clock. Viewing in Church from 9-10a.m. Interment will follow at State Veterans Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown, CT. Condolences may be expressed at colonialfunerals.com