Richard Jones (1931 - 2014)

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Richard A. Jones, 83, of Hershey, PA, formerly of Watertown, NY, passed away on December 26, 2014 in the Carolyn Croxton Slane Hospice Residence in Harrisburg. He was born February 24, 1931 in Germantown, PA, son of the late Vern and Grace (Bowie) Jones. Richard graduated from Western Maryland College & Syracuse University. He was a retired deputy general manager of the Pennsylvania Public TV Network, and had established WNPE / WNPI Public Television Stations in Northern New York. He was a Korean War Army Veteran. Mr. Jones is survived by; two sons, Dan J. Jones of Hubbardston, MA and Edward V. Jones of Hershey; daughter, Sarah B. Jones of Hummelstown; grandsons, Dylan and R. Ethan Jones and Matthew and Daniel Miller. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Virginia (Pate) Jones. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial contributions be made to the ALS Foundation. Hoover Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., of Hershey, is handling the cremation arrangements.



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Hoover Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. of Hershey - Hershey
88 Lucy Ave. P.O. Box 475
Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 533-7700
Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 31, 2014
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