Robert E. Jones, 81, of Jenkins Township, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
Born in Edwardsville on January 9, 1941, he was the son of the late Ellsworth and Alice Mokychic Jones.
Bob was a graduate of Edwardsville High School and attended Kings College. He was manager for Jenkins Township for over 25 years prior to his retirement in 2016.
Bob was a member of the Jenkins Twp. Lions Club for over 30 years, where he served as Treasurer and was chairman of many committees. He was also a longtime Board member of the W-BEE Federal Credit Union.
His greatest pleasure was his family, especially his granddaughter and grandson. He was a devoted grandfather and was always there for whatever they needed.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Edward, John, Thomas, and Donald Jones and Mary Alice Drust.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Mary Grace Scalzo Jones; daughter, Lara Jones-Perrins, Wallingford; grandchildren, Isabella and Nathaniel Perrins; numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be to The Care and Concern Free Health Clinic, 35 William Street, Pittston, PA 18640; or Jenkins Twp. Lions Club 122 S. Highland Drive, Pittston, PA 18640.
Visitation hours for Robert E. Jones, who passed away December 7, 2022, are being moved to Friday December 16, 2022, from 4-7pm in Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. This change is being made because of the impending storm.