Donald N. Jones



Donald N. Jones 78, of Bridgman, Michigan, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at his home.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11:20 A.M. Wednesday, July 30, 2014

 at Fairplain Presbyterian Church, 210 W. Napier Ave., Benton Harbor Michigan with Rev. LaVerne Davenport officiating.


Don was born September 10, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan to Samuel & Christina (McKinnon) Jones.  In 1985 he married the former Vivian H. Thomas in LaGrange, Ill.  During his career in commercial real estate development (developing major enclosed shopping malls); he worked with the Taubman Corporation among others, and retired as Vice President for the Richard E Jacobs Group of ClevelandOhio.

Don is survived by his wife Vivian; his children-Leslie Corinne Jones of Oakland, CA, Amy Jones-Jordan of Avon Lake, OH, Scott Jones of Alameda, CA; his step-children-Dr. Brian Sucharetza of South Bend, IN & Marla (Sean) Cross of Westport, CT; his grandchildren-Joshua Jones, Alexandria Jordan, Elena, Alexa & Aidan Sucharetza, Camille, Ethan & Raquel Cross; and his brother Roy M. “Bud” Jones of Dearborn Hts, MI., as well as many nephews and nieces.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or an organization of the donor’s choice.  Those wishing to sign Don’s Guestbook online may do so at