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Kelvin Jonathan

October 24, 2020 ~ May 15, 1956 (age 64)


Kelvin Jonathan, passed away on May 15, 2020 at Unity Hospital in Rochester, NY. He was born in Buffalo, NY on October 24, 1956 to Kervin and Evelyn (Ground) Jonathan.

Kelvin was a graduate of Akron Central High School. He belonged to the Seneca Nation and was a member of the Wolf Clan. He was a jack of most trades; his talents will be missed by his family and Smoke Rings. Kelvin was a huge sports fan of the Sabres, Bills and especially the Tonawanda Braves.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his beloved wife, Lalisa (Jacobs) Jonathan. Loving father of Shiloh Jonathan and Arlyn (Brenda) Jonathan. Proud Grandfather of Randi, Amber, Skyler, Kelvin, Amelia, Emily, Kaylee, Evan, Ryder and great grandfather to 2. He is also survived by his siblings: Marilyn Jonathan, Maureen Logan, Brenda Jonathan, Leon Jonathan, Donnie Jonathan, Kenneth Jonathan, Darwin Jonathan, Leland Jonathan, Deanna Jonathan, Mahlon Jonathan, Jacklyn Printup as well as many nieces and nephews.

A Long House Service will be held at 2 pm. on Monday, May 18th 2020. Burial to follow at the Ground Family Cemetery. Arrangements by Ross Funeral Home of Akron LLC. To share memories and condolences with Kelvin’s family, please visit 


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Long House Service
May 18, 2020

2:00 PM

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