In Memoriam: David Jones Jr.

Memorial for Past President David Jones 2016

Memorial for Past President David Jones 2016

Obituary for David J. Jones Jr.- Past President of The Welsh Society of Philadelphia

David Joseph Jones of Newtown Square, PA died peacefully at home surrounded by family on August 25th, 2016 at the age of 79. He was the son of the late, David J. Jones and Mary Ellen Lynch Jones. He was a graduate of Gettysburg College, where he served as President of Sigma Chi fraternity.

Mr. Jones served honorably in the U.S. Army Intelligence. Mr. Jones worked in Sales and Marketing for the Pension Group of CIGNA for 26 years.

He was an active member of the Welsh Society of Philadelphia, serving as past President. As a member of Newtown Square Church for 48 years, he sang in the church choir for 12 years.

Mr. Jones took great joy in collecting and restoring antique carriages, sleighs and furniture as well as landscaping and gardening around his home. He enjoyed woodworking projects, American and European history and classical music.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Margot G. Jones; sons, David J. Jones, III of Princeton, New Jersey, (wife Maria Kirzecky) and Andrew T. Jones of Towson, Maryland; daughter, Jennifer McKeown of Merchantville, New Jersey (husband Robert McKeown), grandchildren, Evan, Gretchen and Anna Jones and Emily and Kirstin McKeown. He is also survived by a sister Mary Ellen Reed (husband Douglas Reed) of Devon Pennsylvania.

His Memorial Service will be held on Saturday September 10th. at 10:30 AM at Newtown Square Presbyterian Church.

Memorial Contributions may be made in his name to either Newtown Square Presbyterian Church or Shriner’s Hospital for Children.

Obituary Site on Chadwick McKinney Funeral Home

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