Donald Richard Jones

January 16, 1941 ~ January 29, 2021 (age 80)


Donald Richard Jones, 80, of Latrobe (Unity Twp.), PA, passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.  He was born January 16, 1941 in Luxor, PA, to the late George Jones and Elizabeth (Cramer) Jones.  He was retired from Saint Vincent College having worked in the maintenance department. He was a Methodist by faith.  He enjoyed painting, fishing, listening to country music.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles "Sonny" Jones and George Jones Jr. and a sister, Mildred Jones.  He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lillian (Miller) Jones; a daughter, Diane Aukerman (Earl Jr.); a granddaughter, Brenda Jones; six sisters, Sally (Mario) Venzin, Theresa (Ronald) McCormick, Ann (Charles) Sherback, Bonnie (James) Colello, Fay (Jeff) Burzawa, and Cindy Jones; one brother, Thomas (Martha) Jones; as well as several in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins.  As per his wishes there will be no public visitations.  A private service for his family was held at the Frederick Funeral Home, Inc., 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650, with Pastor Paul Wise officiating.  Burial followed at Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg PA.  To send condolences please visit

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