• The Hammonton Gazette

Richard W. Jones



Richard W. Jones Cpl. #971, 53, of Hammonton, N.J. passed away Thursday, March 31, 2022.


Richard was born and raised in Hammonton where he graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1986. He served his community as a Hammonton Police Officer for 21 years, achieving the rank of Corporal in 2016. Corporal Jones retired in January as the Hammonton High School Resource Officer, a position he held from 2005-2009 and 2011-2021. He had a special impact on many of the students during his time at the school. His passion for riding motorcycles lead him to join the Centurions Motor Cycle Club of South Jersey. In his spare time, Richie loved to hunt and fish but watching his son Brandon’s sporting events brought him the most joy.


He is predeceased by his parents, Walter C. Jr. and Jean “Giovanna” (Maimone) Jones and his father-in-law, George Jones.


Richard is survived by his loving wife, Barbara; his son, Brandon; sister, Jean Mazzeo (John); brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Jennifer Jones, Pete and Alice Jones; and mother-in-law, Pat Jones, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.


Family and friends are attended his visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish - St. Joseph Church Third & French Street Hammonton, N.J. A Mass of Christian Burial followed at 11:30 a.m. Burial was private.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Richard W. Jones to Our Lady of Assumption Society c/o Sal Mazza 1191 Moss Mill Rd. Hammonton, NJ 08037 or St. Augustine Preparatory School Attn: Business Office 611 Cedar Ave. Richland, NJ 08350 or hermits.com/advancement/make-a-gift.


To share a condolence, please visit marinellafuneralhome.com.


Arrangements made by Marinella Funeral Home.