Seth F. Jones, aged 96, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison, NJ. Born and raised in Scranton, PA, Seth moved to North Plainfield, NJ after graduating from Scranton Central High School. He was a longtime resident of Plainfield since 1999.
Seth served his country during World War II in the Army. He was awarded two Purple Hearts for his service.
He was employed for 31 years as a Machinist for the NY Daily News in NYC.
Seth enjoyed playing golf, flying airplanes, and gardening.
He is preceded in death by his late wife, Emma L. Jones; his two stepsons: Richard Dixon and Roger Dixon; his longtime companion: Helen Sharkus; and his parents: Seth Jones and Regina Kegley.
He is survived by his four grandchildren: Seth Dixon, Lou Dixon, David Dixon, and Dana Dixon.
A visitation will be held on Monday, November 29, 2021 from 10:00 am to 10:30 am at Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung, NJ. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Stony Hill Church in Watchung, NJ. Internment will be held at Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains, NJ.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in his honor to the VFW in Berkeley Heights, NJ.