John Jones

John J. Jones 55 of Augusta, Maine died unexpectedly at his home in the early morning hours on 5/3/12.

John was born On July 17, 1956 In Holyoke, Masachusetts. He was the son of Dr. Efrain Carlos Galarraga and Joyce Lemanski/Galarraga.

John enjoyed spending time with his family, Harley Davidson motorcycles, shopping for deals on cars and houses. He loved gambling at the horseraces and casinos (his favorite #’s were his children’s birthdates). He enjoyed fishing, playing guitar and singing. He loved vacationing especially in Florida.

John was co-owner of Maine Vocational and Rehabilitation Associates. John spent the previous 20 years proudly managing and expanding the family business providing vocational, community and home supports and mental health services to the disabled populations of Maine.

John was predeceased by his mother, Joyce C. Galarraga, his father, Dr. Efrain Carlos Galarraga and his sister, Ruth Galarraga.

John was an amazing father, grandfather, uncle, friend, and brother. He was always there for anybody when he was needed. John loved Harley Davidson motorcycles. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren Aliyah and Johnny, who meant the world to him and was looking forward to arrival of another granddaughter due this month. John had a great sense of humor, and loved to play jokes and make people laugh.

He is survived by his son John Jones and wife Michelle, Daughter’s Katie Jones and Kristina Norton and her husband, Wendall. John also leaves behind his cherished grandchildren Johnny, Aliyah. He is also survived by his brothers Danny, Charles and Todd as well as his former wife, Betty Jones. He is also survived by his significant other Patty Toulouse and her daughters Michelline and Erinn. He had several nieces, nephews, and cousins to whom John had very close and special relationships with throughout his life. John will be missed by the many people whose lives he has touched.

Service info-calling hours/times/dates/location- Calling hours will be Monday, 5/7/12 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 - 8:00 at Kincer Funeral Home, 130 Pleasant Street, Richmond, Maine. Funeral services will be on Tuesday at 10 am at The First Baptist Church in Hallowell, Maine.

In Lieu of flowers- Please make donations to Maine Special Olympics or a charity of your choice in John’s name.