Mary Stone

Wellsville – Mary L. Stone, 94 of Wellsville, OH died at Salem Community Hospital on Monday, June 24, 2013 after suddenly becoming ill at home. She was born in East Liverpool, OH on February 22, 1919 and was a daughter of the late Glayde L. and Edna B. (Horner) Coleman.

Living her entire life in this area, she was a 1936 graduate of East Liverpool High School, attended Ohio Valley Business College and attended Winona United Methodist Chruch. Mary enjoyed playing the piano. You could find her playing for the Wellsville Alumni Activities Fundraiser Dinners, as well as playing for the residence of various nursing homes and care centers and at weddings. She loved to bake and worked on quilts for preemies and newborn infants at Aultman Hospital through “Tiny Hugs and Stitches”.

The joys of her life were her husband, her children and her grandchildren.

Her husband, Harry C. “Jack” Stone, whom she married on May 13, 1938 died on November 8, 1982.

Surviving her is her son: Dr. Jeffrey K. Stone and his wife, Dr. Daphne F. Stone of Eugene OR; her two daughters: Sally D. Stone of Wellsville, OH and Jackie L. Sabbato and her husband Michael of Guilford Lake, OH as well as five grandchildren: Jason Sabbato of Columbus, OH, Michelle Sabbato and Hillary Sabbato both of Guilford Lake, OH, Laurel Stone of Eugene, OR and Eliot Stone of Bellevue, WA.

Besides her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by three brothers: Andrew Coleman, Paul Coleman and George Coleman as well as a sister: Ruth Coleman.

Services will be held at the Wellsville Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 10:30 AM with Rev. J. Michael Somerville, Retired

Pastor of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Barberton and Christine Martin, Youth Pastor of Winona United Methodist Church officiating.

Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery.

The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Wellsville on Friday, June 28, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM.

Family will gather with friends at the Wellsville Alumni Center for food and fellowship following services at the cemetery.

The family request Memorial Contributions be made to the Wellsville Alumni Activities Committee or the Winona United Methodist Church.

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