Marie Jones

Marie Jones, West Scranton, died late Friday in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness.  She was the widow of Robert J. Jones, Sr. who died in 2011.

Born June 15, 1933 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William and Angelina Fricchione Casarella.   She was a 1951 graduate of West Scranton High School and was a former member of the St John the Baptist Church and now a member of the St. Patrick’s Parish Community.  She was very active being on the planning committee for her class reunions, the PTA #32 and the West Scranton High School S.O.S. club from it’s inception in 1951.

Marie loved being with her children, grandchildren and family.  She enjoyed going on trips to the casino and especially loved going to lunch with the S.O.S club girls.  She will be deeply missed.

Surviving are a son Robert J. Jones, Jr. and wife Barbara and a daughter Judy Bailey and husband Wade; grandchildren Nicole Przywara and husband Tom, Robert “Mike” Jones and fiancé Courtney Burke and Bobbi Lynn Bailey; a sister Anne Ferguson; nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by a brother in law James Ferguson.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:30am in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, 1605 Oram Street, West Scranton by Rev. Richard Fox.

All attending are asked to go directly to the church.

Friends may call Monday from 4-7pm in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton.

Interment, Cathedral Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter 967 Griffin Pond Rd. Clarks Summit, PA 18411.


  1. Kevin OBoyle

    Bob and Barb, so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers your way.

  2. William and Marjorie McDermott

    She was a lovely women. I know she will be missed. Bill enjoyed working with her in the ad building. Our prayers are with you.

  3. Marilyn Hiller

    Bill and I always enjoyed our time with Marie and Bob thru work in the Scranton School District and socially. Precious memories and sincere condolences. Marilyn Hiller

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