2011-06-02 / Obituaries


MaryAnn “Marion” Stone 84, of Lake Carmel, NY, passed away on May 25, 2011 at Putnam Hospital Center.

She was born on December 10, 1926, in White Plains, to John and Kathleen (McNamara) Downes. On August 21, 1949 she married Loyal Stone in Thornwood, NY. In 1957, they moved to Lake Carmel, to raise their family.

Mrs. Stone was a homemaker and dedicated her entire life to her family. She also was a past member of Catholic Daughters. She is survived by her three loving children; Lauren Stone- Shuler, Cheryl Esposito (Sal) and Loyal Stone, III (Debra Williams). She is also survived by her three siblings, John Downes, Robert Downes and Georgene Weaver. Also surviving are seven adoring grandchildren, John, Steven, Sal Jr. Esposito, Lisa, Katlin Shuler, and Loyal IV, Danielle Stone, and four wonderful great-grandchildren; Ashlyn, Maddox, Antonio, Bryce Esposito.

She is predeceased by her husband, Loyal Stone II, who passed in 2005 and sister Patricia Keeler. A memorial Mass will take place on Monday, June 6, at 10 am at St. James the Apostle Church, 14 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc., 845-225-3672.

In loving memory of Mrs. Stone, donations can be made to: American Cancer Society, Memorial Processing, 6725 Lyons Street, East Syracuse, NY 13057 or American Diabetes Association 1701 N. Beauregard, Alexandria, VA 22311 or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Donor Services P.O. Box 4072 Pittsfield, MA 01202.

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