On April 10, 2017, Steven Alan Jones passed away in Portland, Maine, at the age of 62.
Born in Berlin, and raised in Dover, Steve was a 1972 graduate of Dover High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1974 and left shortly before the end of the Vietnam War. Steve’s talents and skills were used in various jobs in auto-supply sales, machine operations, welding and building maintenance.
Steve continued his education part-time at University of New Hampshire and Southern Maine Community College.
Later in life, Steve worked for the Salvation Army in Portsmouth, and Portland, Maine. The Salvation Army was a great source of inspiration for him. Steve was a kind, gentle person with a deep faith in God and a good sense of humor. He will be deeply missed.
Steve was predeceased by his parents, Robert M. and Helen E. Jones. He is lovingly survived by his sister, Marianne, and brother-in-law, Walter Delengowski, and sister Helene, as well as aunts, uncles and many cousins. Funeral services and final interment were held privately at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.
Steve's family asks that you remember him in your prayers. Donations may be made in his name to the Salvation Army, 88 Preble Street, Portland, ME 04101.