June 30, 1956 – January 12, 2016
New Windsor, NY
Raymond F. Jones, a lifelong resident of the area, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh, NY. He was 59 years old. Son of Reeva Beam Jones and the late Raymond Jones, he was born June 30, 1956 in Goshen, NY.
Ray was a graduate of Monroe-Woodbury Central School District, an honorary member of Highland Mills Fire Company, an avid softball player and fisherman. He was a lifetime fan of the New York Yankees, New York Jets, and NASCAR. He was a retired Corrections Officer with the N.Y.S. Dept. of Corrections in Fishkill, NY and a Veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Lorraine Lawler Jones, at home; his mother, Reeva Jones; his sons: Jonathan Jones of Clermont, FL, Michael Jones and his wife, Melissa of Ft. Myers, FL; his brothers: Jay Jones and his wife, Sandy of Highland Mills, NY, John Jones and his wife, Gerry of Highland Mills, NY, Brian Jones of Harriman; his sister, Lisa Jones of Highland Mills, NY; and his niece and nephews: Ryan, Christopher, Courtney and Patrick.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, January 16th at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY. Firematic Services will begin at 8:30 p.m. Saturday evening followed by a Prayer Service officiated by Rev. Wendy Paige and commencing with Military Honors.
Memorial donations may be made to Hudson Valley Humane Society, 200 Quaker Road, Pomona, NY 10970, 845-354-3124 and http://www.hvhumane.org/
Arrangements by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home. 845-782-8185 www.ssqfuneralhome.com