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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Marlys (Molly) Jones, 89 – Volunteered with Meals on Wheels and Worked Full-Time Until 80

Marlys (Molly) Jones, 89, of Schuylkill Haven passed away peacefully on Monday, May 18 at Broad Mountain Manor in Frackville.

Born in Waterloo, Iowa on October 1, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Emma (Buchan) and Oscar Loeb.

She was the widow of Daniel C. Jones.

She was a member of Jerusalem Lutheran Church in Sch. Haven. She was formerly employed by the Walk-In Shoe Company and also part-time at Haven Pizza and Boyer’s Deli. She later worked full time at Holy Family Assisted Living until the age of 80. She also volunteered with Meals on Wheels.

Molly’s favorite hobbies were shopping, concerts, bingo, bowling, visiting casinos, and family trips to Dollywood and Myrtle Beach.

She was preceded in death by her siblings Dorothy Ames, Arthur Loeb, and Loris Loeb.

Molly is survived by two daughters; Sandra, wife of John Houck, South Carolina; and Cheryl, wife of Edward Sirianni, Sch. Haven; and a son, Monte, husband of Jean (Runkle), Sch. Haven.

She is also survived by two grandchildren; Kristian Houck, Colorado, and Jeffrey Zemencik, Maryland; great-grandchildren Joshua and Gavin Zemencik, Maryland; sister Edith Breidigan, Pine Grove; many nieces and nephews; and grand dog Bear.

A private interment will be held at Schuylkill Memorial Park in Sch. Haven, PA. A memorial service at Jerusalem Lutheran Church will be held at a later date.

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