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Ingrid Claire Jones
Viewing: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from 6 to 8 pm
Service: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 10:30 am
Location: St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 11701 Clopper Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Ingrid Claire Brister Jones, 68, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2015, peacefully in prayer in her Montgomery Village, Maryland home surrounded by her family and close friends. Ingrid was born on November 3, 1946 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Claire Harris and Elmer Brister.

Ingrid graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor�s of Science in Nursing in 1967. She then began working at The University of Chicago Medical Center on the pediatric unit. While working at The University of Chicago Medical Center, Ingrid assisted in developing the children�s hospice group. In 2004, Ingrid moved to Maryland and started working at Children�s National in Washington, DC. Ingrid retired from nursing at Children�s National in 2013. Throughout her 44-year nursing career, Ingrid touched the lives of thousands of children and families with various illnesses, diseases, and injuries. She was a mentor and the �to go� person for her fellow nursing colleagues.  

Ingrid was also very active in the Catholic Church for more than 22 years. Since moving to Maryland in 2004, Ingrid worshiped at St. Rose of Lima. Ingrid participated in the knitting and Christmas tree ministry.  She was an Eucharistic Minister. She assisted in organizing, planning and running the church�s yearly fiesta. Ingrid was the co-founder of the small faith group at St. Rose Church. She was also an active member in the church�s prayer group, where she also took part in community service projects and outreach. She touched many lives through her charitable works within the church.

Ingrid preceded in death by her father, Elmer Brister and brother, Anthony Kerrin. She is survived by her mother, Claire, two children from a previous marriage, Lauren and Chris, and beloved dog, Bailey. 

Friends may call at DeVol Funeral Home, 10 East Deer Park Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from 6 to 8 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 11701 Clopper Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 10:30 am.  Interment to follow at St. Rose of Lima Church Cemetery.

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