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Frances “Fran” R. Jones

February 18, 1941 — December 22, 2020

Frances “Fran” R. Jones

Jones, Frances “Fran” R., 79, resident of Cambria Care Center, Ebensburg, passed away December 22, 2020. Born February 18, 1941, Altoona, daughter of the late Samuel A. and Loretta F. (Campbell) Runzo. Survived by her brothers, Sam Runzo and wife Denise, Cresson; Charles R. Runzo and fiancée, Jackie Calisti, Greensburg; nephew, Chuck S. Runzo, Cresson; nieces, Lori M. Runzo and husband Mike Grimm; Angeletta Henry and husband Tim; all of Greensburg; grandniece, Ella Henry; and grandnephews, Stephen Runzo, Preston and Hayden Henry; and her friend, Lois M. Runzo. Fran was baptized at St. Francis Xavier Church, Cresson. She was a graduate of Mount Aloysius High School, Cresson. Fran was in the U.S. Army ROTC program and went on to graduate from College Misercordia in Dallas, PA. As an officer in the U.S. Army she served at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX and advanced to the Walter Reed National Medical Center, Washington D.C. She then entered into a senior management position at Albany Veterans Hospital, Albany, NY and retired after 25 years. She enjoyed watching the PGA Tour each weekend and rooting for her favorite player, Dustin Johnson. Fran always held a deep interest in both politics and government. She never missed the evening editions on CNN, enjoying her favorite commentator, Anderson Cooper. The Runzo family wishes to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the staff and nurses at the Cambria Care Center. Due to the matters of COVID-19, a memorial service for Frances will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 233 Keystone Ave., Cresson, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.” Condolences may be made at AndersonFamilyFuneralHomes.com

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