OSWEGO, NY – Jack Jones, 74, of Oswego, passed away Sunday May 11, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Oswego, to the late Claude and Nina (Dingman) Jones.
Mr. Jones had remained a life resident of Oswego.
He graduated from Oswego High School.
Mr. Jones was a United States veteran having served in the Air Force for five years from 1959 to 1964.
He retired after 34+ years from Alcan Aluminum in 2002.
Mr. Jones was an avid fan of NASCAR and football.
He was a member of the St. Joseph Golden Agers and Oswego Elks Lodge.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Colleen Jones; and siblings: Geraldine Demm, Claude, Robert and William Jones.
Mr. Jones is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 52 years, Josephine DiGaetano Jones of Oswego, three children: Craig (Donna) Jones of Florida, Christine (John Spotswood) Jones of New Haven, NY, and Cory (Tracy) Jones of Sterling, NY; one sister: Beverly Bonner of Oswego; five grandchildren: Timothy, Bryan and Veronica Jones, Breanna and Hannah France; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.
Funeral service will held at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home and 9 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, Oswego, where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Greg Kreinheder.
Burial will be held in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego.
Calling hours will be conducted 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Oswego Health Hospital Care and St. Joseph’s Church.
Contributions may be made to: St. Joseph’s Church 240 W. First St., Oswego, NY 13126 and the American Cancer Society 6725 Lyons St. PO Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057.