Anthony P. Jones, “AJ”, 56, of Havertown, PA, passed peacefully on Sunday, June 21, 2020 surrounded by his loving family and friends. Anthony fought bravely for nine months battling Glioblastoma. Born on October 15th, 1963 in Darby, PA, he was the son of the Late William R. and Mary Patricia Jones (nee Higgins). Anthony was a selfless, loving and admirable man. He devoted his life to his family, his friends and his Catholic faith. He lived his life by the phrase “Walk humbly with Jesus.”
Anthony loved spending time with his family. He could often be found at the field or by the court, watching his children’s games and activities. In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking, gardening and listening to his favorite musician, Bruce Springsteen. Anthony was a man of many talents, never hesitating to help a friend or neighbor. He loved visiting Ocean City, NJ, Annapolis, MD and many other destinations to visit his son, Kyle.
Anthony is survived by his beloved wife, Carolyn Jones (nee Thornton), his loving children Kyle Thornton (Elizabeth) and Anthony Jr., Brendan, Shaun, Patrick and Cara Jones. He is also survived by his brothers Michael Jones (Kelly) and Timothy Jones (Megan) and his sister, Mary Lochary (Sean).
To celebrate his life, relatives and friends are invited to visit the family on Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Sacred Heart Church, Manoa and Shelbourne Roads, Manoa, PA and to his Funeral Mass on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart Church. Masks are to be worn to both the viewing and Funeral Mass. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory to The Jones Children Education Fund, c/o Friends of AJ, 425 Achille Road, Havertown, PA 19083 would be greatly appreciated.
***PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU ARE PLANNING ON ATTENDING THE VIEWING ON THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2020 AND/OR THE FUNERAL MASS ON FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020 AND WISH TO PARK IN THE SCHOOL PARKING LOT, THE PARKING LOT CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED FROM WEST CHESTER PIKE.***
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Jones Children Education Fund, c/o Friends of AJ
c/o 425 Achille Road, Havertown PA 19083