Homer W. Jones 1933-2018

WARREN — Homer W. Jones, 85, passed away Saturday morning, Aug. 25, 2018, at Continuing Healthcare of Niles.

Homer was born on May 13, 1933, in Blairsville, Pa., a son of the late James and Nora Williams Jones.

He was a 1951 graduate of Blairsville High School and worked as an electrician. In his free time, he enjoyed playing cards, going to the casino, woodworking and traveling to Pennsylvania.

Homer will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Glennis Jones, whom he married on June 30, 1956; his children, Nora (Tom) Capito, Faye (Ken) Renato and Jackie (Duane) Pluche; grandchildren, Carrie (Ernie) Lipscomb, Rachel (Rob) Smith, Joseph Sosnowski, Katie (Jake) Rose, Josh Sosnowski, Karol Sosnowski, Jim Pluche, Robert (Elisabeth) Pluche and Dan (Meghann) Pluche; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Paul, Joseph, Earl, Carl, Clinton, Wendell, David, and Chester Jones; and his sisters, Edna Stemmerich, Mildred Risinger, Anna Marie Keister, Ruth Jones, Gladys Jones, Laura Mae Yarnell, and Carrie Watson.

Family and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at Lane Family Funeral Homes in Niles, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at Shoemaker Funeral Home in Blairsville, Pa.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at Shoemaker Funeral Home with a burial following in Blairsville Cemetery.

Friends and family may send their heartfelt condolences by visiting www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

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