William Herbert was born July 3, 1933 in Williamsport, Bill was the son of the late Paul Jones, Margaret (Dowling) Berry and was raised by his step-father, Robert Berry.
He graduated from Canton High School with the class of 1952. On Sept, 15, 1955, Bill married the former Virginia Doddato in Maryland.
They made their first home together in Ralston where Bill lived for the rest of his life. For over 34 years, Bill was the Ralston Postmaster, retiring in 1995. He enjoyed hunting and jeeping on McIntyre Mountain, boating and NASCAR’S Bill Elliot. Bill was of the Catholic faith and a member of the St. Aloysius Church in Ralston.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Ginny, sons; William P. (Sally) Jones of Phoenixville, PA, Michael (Cathy) Jones of Middlesex, NJ, Gary (Jen) Jones and Jay (Wanda) Jones all of Ralston, also Bobby Finnermore of Maryland who Bill raised and loved as a son, four grandchildren; Cody, Caleigh, Makenna and Dakota Jones.
As per Mr. Jones’ wishes, private services will be held at a later date with burial in the Pennsdale Cemetery near Bodines, PA.
The Pepper Funeral Home, 578 Springbrook Dr. of Canton, PA is assisting the family with arrangements.
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