John H. Jones

Born: Sun., Aug. 10, 1930
Died: Mon., Apr. 11, 2016


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John H. Jones, age 85, of Pottsville, PA passed away Monday, April 11th, 2016 at Schuylkill Center in Pottsville.

Born in Pottsville, PA on August 10, 1930,  he was the son of the late William and Lena (Bosche) Jones.

John was a graduate of Pottsville High School, Class of 1948. He worked as a type setter for the Pottsville Republican Newspaper in Pottsville for over 40 years.

John was a member of Faith Church in Orwigsburg.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family, being preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 55 years, Jane C. (Schappell) Jones on October 23, 2015, a sister Lena Padlock, and 3 brothers: James, Arthur, and William Jones. 

John is survived by 3 daughters: Carolyn A. Guscott and her husband Jeffrey, Pottsville, Marsha J. Dudash and her husband Robert J., Pottsville, and Jacqueline M. Jones-Allison and her husband Sean, Orwigsburg;

6 grandchildren: Eric, Jillian, and Rachel Guscott, Jack Dudash, and Nicholas and Joshua Allison; a great-granddaughter: Kira; and nieces and nephews.

His services and interment will be held private.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home, 208 Pike St., Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements.

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Marie Wetzel
   Posted Thu April 14, 2016
Sincere condolences to your family on the loss of your Dad.
You're in my thoughts and prayers.

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