Darlene Lynn Jones

January 17, 1956 ~ March 14, 2024 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Darlene Jones Obituary

Darlene Lynn Jones, 68, of Laureldale passed away March 14, 2024 in Penn State Health St. Joseph. 

She was the wife of Keith Jones, with whom she shared 37 years of marriage.

Born January 17, 1956 in Reading, PA, she was the daughter of the late Vincent James and Grace (Ruth) Kelly. 

She was a graduate of Reading High School. 

Darlene enjoyed crafts, baking Christmas cookies and breads, making holiday decorations, music, especially Billy Joel and Paul McCartney.

She loved watching TV, some of her favorites were the Philadelphia Phillies/Eagles, QVC, Action News and General Hospital. Darlene was a good and thoughtful gift giver; she loved bringing joy to others. 

Surviving in addition to her husband is her miracle, her son, Ryan, husband of Sarah Jones, of Pottstown PA. Grandchildren: Natalie Grace Jones and Sophie Maria Jones.

In addition are her siblings: Barbara Snyder, Brenda Beam, Denise Kelly and Mark Kelly.

She was preceded in death by her siblings: Cynthia Klee and Vincent Kelly.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday March 20th at 1pm at the Stitzel Funeral Home, 3300 Kutztown Road, Laureldale.  A visitation will be held in the funeral home from 11am-1pm. Burial will follow in Good Shepherd Cemetery, Reading. Casual attire is welcomed.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to: Covenant House New York or to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

The family would like to thank the oncology department and nurses at Penn State Health St. Joseph for their excellent care and professionalism.

Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Oley is in charge of arrangements.  For online condolences, visit

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March 20, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
3300 Kutztown Road
Laureldale, PA 19605

Funeral Service
March 20, 2024

1:00 PM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
3300 Kutztown Road
Laureldale, PA 19605

* Graveside Service
March 20, 2024

1:45 PM
Good Shephard Cemetery
160 Tuckerton Rd
Reading, PA 19605


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