Fairport: September 24, 2014 at age 88. Philip is survived by his children, Polly (David Massard) Chisholm, Philip D. Jones, Jr., Bronwyn (Thomas) Kroeckel & Kelly (Wassana) Jones; grandchildren, Raena (Jack) Uzunoff, John (Caitlaegn) Kroeckel, Bonnie (Sam) Baggett, Shelby (Garrett) Bone, Virginia Jones & Harrison Jones; Wassana Jones’ children, Nisa & Nick; great-grandchildren, Maelyn Kroeckel, Geneva Uzunoff & Ryker Uzunoff; nieces, nephews; friends. He is predeceased by his wife of 61 years, Irene C. Jones; parents, J.R. & Madelyn Jones and all seven siblings.
Philip is formerly of Lakewood, NY, moved to the Rochester area in 1955. He worked in the office furniture and design industry and had his own business. Philip retired from a later second career with the USPO. He and Irene spent their time collecting antiques and enjoying family and friends. An especially grand time was had on their epic journey to Ireland with their longtime friends, Dick and Dode Guilfoil. A passionate Patriot, he loved, honored and served his country. He was awarded an Honorable Discharge from the United States Army during World War II from a disability received in tank training. 88 years young, through the caring love of family was allowed to pass in the comfort of his own home. Philip was a member of the American Legion Post 0765.
Services held privately at White Haven Memorial Park.
Donations in Philip’s memory may be made to the Disabled Veterans National Foundation, DVNF.org or Visiting Nurse Service, VNSNet.com.
Rochester Cremation, 4044 W. Henrietta Road, Rochester NY 14623, 359-2300, RochesterCremation.com