William Douglas Jones, 76, of Kingston passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at home in Kingston. Doug was born in Kearny, N.J. and has lived in New Jersey his entire life other than for his higher education, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree at Gettysburg College, followed by his 4-years military stint with the U.S. Navy.
He was self-employed as a contractor and antique dealer.
Predeceased by his parents William and Margaret Jones, ex-wife Mary Jane Jones-Jordan, a sister Carol Sylvester, and three brothers-in-law James Patrick Roche, Richard Joseph Roche Jr., and John Joseph Dworak.
He is survived by four sisters-in-law, Anne Roche Van Beveren, Betty Roche, Elizabeth Roche Dworak, and Barbara Roche, as well as two brothers-in-law, William Vincent Roche and Noel Sylvester. He also is survived by nine nieces, Ayla Van Beveren, Debrah Jane Roche, Christine Thompson, Carolyn Urdiales, Marie Elizabeth Cooke-New, Alexa Cooke-Dreis, Melissa Ann Rowen, Mary Jane Roche, Betsy Roche-Wooldridge, and multiple grand and great grand nieces and nephews.
A Visitation will be held from 10AM-12PM on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at M.J. Murphy Funeral Home 616 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction 08852. A Funeral Service will be held at 12PM on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at M.J. Murphy Funeral Home, 616 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction 08852. Burial will be private.