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Rosaleen Jones, BA (Italian) 1989

Mrs Rosaleen Jones (nee Connolly) Died 4th June 2008 after battling breast cancer for 5 years. She leaves behind a husband David and son Matthew.

Rosaleen was educated at the Sacred Heart Grammar School in Newry and Queen’s where she studied Italian and Psychology, before going on to the University of Ulster to study Law and European Studies.

Rosaleen battled cancer for 5 years having only one period of remission in 2005, but the cancer remained in remission for only a short period. She fought a long hard battle, trying alternative as well as conventional treatments to try and beat her cancer.

She travelled extensively during her life living in places such as Seattle, Munich, Australia and finally settling in Knutsford, England. Rosaleen touched the lives of so many people, she left behind a legacy of love and bravery to all those who new her, we will always be grateful for having known her and loved her.


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