Charles L. Jones
Charles L. Jones, 77, of (Chester Hill) Philipsburg, PA died on Monday, September 29, 2014 at his home.
Born on May 13, 1937 in Osceola Mills, PA, he was the son of the late Ralph & Frances (Frontino) Jones. He married Marjorie J. (Williams) Jones on October 19, 1979 in Port Matilda, PA; she survives at home.
Mr. Jones attended the First Church of the Nazarene in Philipsburg, PA. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, where he was a Prisoner of War and received the Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts. He was a member of the VFW Post 5020 in Osceola Mills, PA and the American Legion #313 in Osceola Mills, PA. He worked in preventative maintenance for heating and air-conditioning for Penn State University. He was a 1957 graduate of the former Osceola Mills, PA.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother.
Along with his wife, Mr. Jones is survived by: three daughters, Shirley Maney & her husband Herb of Frenchville, PA, Mary Hidvegi & her husband Marcus of Wichita, KS and Patty Smith & her husband James of Philipsburg, PA; two sons, Charles Jones of West Decatur, PA and James Dillon & his wife Carol of Grassflat, PA; a sister, Catherine Zurick of Homer City in PA; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The Funeral Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 3, 2014 at the Heath Funeral Home in Osceola Mills, PA, with Pastor John Versaw officiating. Burial will be at the Umbria Cemetery in Osceola Mills, PA.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at the funeral home.
Military Honors will be accorded by the Osceola Mills Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Heath Funeral Home, P.O. Box 157 in Osceola Mills, PA 16666.
To sign the online guestbook, go to: www. heathfuneral.com.