Robert T. Jones Sr. of West Scranton passed away Saturday February 10, 2018 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore following an illness. His wife the former, Joan Smith, deceased July 11, 2017, at the time of her death they were married for over 55 years.
Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Fred and Anna Jones. He proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II taking part in many battels in the Pacific Theater. Prior to his retirement he was employed as a painter and had previously worked in the shipping and receiving departments of several trucking companies in the area.
He was a man of simple pleasures he enjoyed fishing, and spending time with his family.
Surviving is a son Robert Jones Jr. and wife Toni, Jefferson Township; a grandson, Brian; nieces and nephew.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in the Solfanelli-Fiorillo Funeral Home Inc., 1030 N. Main Ave. with Pastor Ginger Daubenhouser as officiating clergy. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to pay their respects Tuesday 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes Barre, Pa. 18702.