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Helen M. (Kratt) "Chookey" Jones

August 15, 1934 - April 27, 2021

Obituary For Helen M. (Kratt) "Chookey" Jones

On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, of Baldwin, after a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease.

Wife of 68 years to Ronald Jones; mother of Ron (Laura) Jones, Jr. of South Park and Diane (the late Robin) Ruchka of West Mifflin; grandmother of Sarah (Dan), Christopher (Jessica), Justin and the late Jarrett; great-grandmother of five; daughter of the late Jeffrey and Helen Kratt; sister of Millie Lober, Jeff Kratt, Rose Ann Kratt, John Kratt, Joseph Kratt, Patty Holmes and the late Jenny Schorr and Dan Kratt. Also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews. Chookey loved spending time in her flower garden and raising her orchids. She was the secretary for her husband at Baldwin Asphalt for over 20 years. They loved spending time together with family and friends at their home in Deep Creek Lake. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227 on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 from 2-8 p.m. Funeral prayer on Thursday morning at 10:45. Mass of Christian Burial in Blessed Trinity Parish, St. Albert the Great Church at 11:30 a.m. If desired, family suggests contributions to St. Albert the Great Church, 3198 Schieck Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15227 or the Parkinson's Foundation, 575 Lincoln Avenue Suite 101, Bellevue, PA 15202.

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Chookey was one of the "older Kids" so, although I didn't get to do things with her when the Cafaros visited with the Kratts, but, I remember her as fun, sweet, and so pretty! Which could be said for ALL the Kratt girls! Here we are 60 years later saying goodbye. My sympathy goes to Ron and their children, and siblings who will miss her brightness the most. May you be comforted to know she is perfect again and at peace with Our Father in Heaven. Love all you cousins! Marilyn McKissick (Cafaro)
- Marilyn McKissick
My deepest sympathy to the Kratt and Jones families on the loss of Chookey. Though I only knew Jeff and Danny, as friends of my cousins the Wojnovich brothers and Danny was my younger brother, Butch Rollin's friend, I knew of the Kratt family. They owned the corner store for many years on Churchview Avenue..and it was my favorite place to stop and buy candy...comic books, banana popsicles...all the joys of a young child. Mr. and Mrs. Kratt were always so nice to talk with...lovely people and so friendly! May their daughter, Chookey, rest in peace with those that have gone before her... Marilyn Rollin Schuler (aka Lyn Rollin)
- Marilyn Schuler
Fond memories of years gone by. Sending my deepest sympathies and prayers. Roseanne Hajek
- Roseanne Hajek
Aunt Chookey is the sweetest, most special woman I know. I will cherish all if our memories and her twinkling blue eyes of mischief.
- Valerie Kratt Lytle
My wonderful sister Chookey is at peace. I will cherish our fond memories with love and laughter. Of all of our sisters and brothers we were the only two with a nick name, Chookey was unique and one of a kind. Chookey is our shining star. She is in heaven with our mom and dad, sister Jenny and brother Danny. Jeff Kratt
- Jeff Kratt
Ron and Diane..so sorry to hear of chookeys passing. Love and prayers to you all and family. Angie
- Angela Segiel
We all loved Chookey , She was the Sweetest & Kindest person. Will be dearly be missed by all. Deepest Sympathy to the Jones Family.
- Barbara Nolan
Such a sweet, sweet lady. She will be greatly missed!!
- Syndi Sites-Gubala

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