GOSHEN, NY - Wilford I. Jones passed away on Tues., July 9, 2013 at Elant Nursing Home in Goshen, N.Y. He was born in Church Creek, Md. on Nov. 16, 1927 and was the son of the late Thomas I. and Frances Saunders Jones. Mr. Jones attended schools in Cambridge, Md. He served in the U.S. Navy
and served in the Pacific Theater. Mr. Jones was a self employed master electrician in New Jersey from 1960 to 1990. He retired in 1990 and moved to Florida and in 2006 moved to New Jersey. He was a member of the Elks Lodge
in Bulter, N.J. and a life member of the VFW
. Besides his parents, Mr. Jones is preceded in death by three sisters, Loraine J. Moore, Doris Warner and Addie Oliphant. He is survived by two daughters, Mary Reilly of Cooper City, Fla., Lucy Esposito of Tamarac, Fla.; and a son, William M. Jones of Goshen, N.Y.; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service was held on Tues., July 16, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home, P.A. with Pastor Christina Blake officiating. Interment followed at Old Trinity Churchyard. Family received friends one hour prior to the service.