Obituary: Roger J. Stone, 84, Army veteran

Roger J. Stone of South Salem died on Sunday, Feb. 17, at Norwalk Hospital. He was 84.

Mr. Stone was born on June 29, 1929, in New Canaan, Conn., to the late Noris J. and Edwina (Favreau) Stone.

Mr. Stone graduated from New Canaan High School in 1947 and moved to South Salem in 1950. He served in the U.S. Army and worked as an artesian well driller.

Active in the Lewisboro community, Mr. Stone was a member of the Lewisboro Lions, Vista Fire Department and St. Mary’s Parish in Ridgefield, Conn. He enjoyed reading, golf and gardening and was an all-around handyman.

In addition to his wife, Gloria, of 62 years, Mr. Stone is survived by his daughter, Lisa Nicholson, and her husband, Thomas, of Hedgesville, W.V.; daughter, Wendy Cox, and her husband, Robert, of South Salem; son, Roger J. Stone, Jr., and his wife, Nydia, of Miami Beach, Fla.; grandson, Thomas P. Nicholson, III; and great-grandson, Rone Nicholson.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Church in Ridgefield.

Interment will take place in St. Mary Cemetery in Ridgefield.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Vista Fire Department Emergency Medical Services, 377 Smith Ridge Road, South Salem, NY 10590.

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