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Saturday January 12, 2013

JONES, Rodney Ian

Passed away suddenly on Monday, January 07, 2013 in Charlottetown, PEI due to heart failure. Proud owner of The Bookmark in Charlottetown and Halifax, and Café Diem on Victoria Row, Rodney loved Prince Edward Island and was a great contributor to Charlottetown life. He was instrumental in the development of Victoria Row, passionately fighting for what is now a vibrant part of the city, and a big supporter of the local publishing industry. Many will remember him for his tremendous generosity and his wonderful dry sense of humour. Rodney was born in Charlottetown, PEI on October 04, 1946, son of Heber and Pauline Jones. Much loved father of Tarra Lynn Drevet (Regis) and Charla Marie Jones (Adam Foulds), grandfather to Jeremy and Elsa, brother of Terry (Patricia), Larry (Sarah) and sister Brenda (Merlin Gallant), also nieces Tiffany, Ellen and Katia. He will be much missed by many friends and neighbours who are deeply saddened by his sudden passing. Resting at MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel, Charlottetown, PEI from where a private family service will be held on Monday. A public visitation will be held on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. If so desired, memorials to Salvation Army or The Upper Room would be appreciated. Online condolences may be made at

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