Shirley C. Stone

Died: 2015-09-26
Resided in: Danvers, MA
Viewing type: Visitation
Viewing location: Mackey FH Rt 114, 128 S. Main St. Middleton
Viewing date: 2015-09-30 : 2-4pm & 6-9pm
Service type: Funeral Mass
Service date: 2015-10-01 10am
Service location: St. Richard Parish, Danvers
Burial type: Burial
Burial date: 2015-10-01
Cemetery: Annunciation Cemetery

Shirley Caroline (Brooks) Stone, 86, of Danvers passed away on Saturday, September 26, surrounded by her loving family at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Shirley was born in Beverly to Henry W. and Alice (D’Amour) Brooks. Shirley moved to Danvers as a child and was a lifelong resident. She was a member of St. Richard Parish and the Ladies Sodality and of the Danvers High School class of 1948. Shirley worked in Brooks Market prior to raising her 8 children and then worked as a saleswoman over the years for various North Shore businesses including Becton and Dickinson. Shirley was well known for her kindness, beautiful smile and ability to give inspiration and love to her children, their families and her many friends. Shirley was widow of Joseph Bernard Stone and the mother of eight children, who are: (Joseph) Brian Stone of Londonderry, NH; Paul Stone of Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA; Scott Stone of East Kingston, NH; Theresa Buchman; Richard Stone of Holden, MA; Shawn Stone of Danvers, MA; James Stone of Reston, VA; and Carolynne Stone of Danvers, MA. She is survived by her three sisters, Gloria Lipinski and Virginia Kavanaugh of Danvers, and Christine Roy of Maine, and her three brothers, Henry Brooks Jr. and Robert Brooks of Gloucester, MA and Ralph Brooks of Danvers. She also leaves behind 17 beloved grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Shirley spent her final years at Putnam Farms Assisted Living in Danvers. Her family is extremely thankful for their wonderful support, love and care for Shirley. The family is also thankful for the care of the staff at the Kaplan Family Hospice House.


Please accept our heartfelt sympathy at such a difficult time as this. Love and prayers, Alice; Justin, Tracey, Harlowe & Charles; Jason & Laxmi Tierney
My condolences. Jim Sears
Rest in peace Shirl the Pearl. I have no doubt you were welcomed with open arms by Joe and all those who went before.
Please accept our heartfelt condolences in this difficult time. Alessandra, Patrizia and Renato Babuscia.
To all of Great Aunt Shirley's family, Mom (Evelyn Anna Stone,Hopkins) my family and I send our deepest sympathy. I have some wonderful childhood memories with Great Aunt Shirley and Great Uncle Joe and all my second cousins. You are all in our hearts thoughts. With Love Deborah (Hopkins) Williams
Deepest Sympathy to the entire family. Dan Bentley
So sorry for your loss may she rest in peace. The Brasil Family
Thoughts and prayers for the Stone family. Dick Henderson
Your Mom was a kind and loving person. Always smiling. I am very sorry for her loss. Kathy Stone
We are very sorry for your loss. Shirley was a kind lady with a wonderful laugh. She will be missed . The Pinho Family
I am sorry to read of her passing. Although I have not seen her in probably 50 years I have very good memories of her (and Joe) from when I was growing up on Crestline Circle. Steve Haley
My thoughts are with you, I'm very sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace. Lorenza Delucchi
So sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace in your time of sorrow. Mike and Joanie McLaughlin

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