George C. StoneNovember 11,2012George C. Stone Rites
The funeral service for George Clark Stone, 76, of Danby, who died Nov. 4, 2012, was held Friday, Nov. 9, at the Aldous Funeral Home. The Rev. Jim Woodburn, pastor of the Danby Congregational Church, officiated.
The casket was carried in procession to the graveside by Tom Truex on his 1953 Mack Fire Tuck.
Burial with military honors followed at the Danby Scottsville Cemetery. Military honors were provided by the Vermont Air National Guard, with the firing squad provided by the Ralph H. Pickett American Legion Post #52 of Wallingford. Taps were played by Carl Graves.
Bearers were provided by the Vermont State Honor Guard and members of the Ralph H. Pickett American Legion Post #52 of Wallingford.
Honorary bearers were local Masons and Nobles of the Shrine.
Fraternal services were held Thursday evening by the Marble Lodge #76 F&AM with Master Tom Johnson, Chaplin Ed Griffith Sr., Warden Lanny Sendra and Jr. Warden Steve Page officiating and lodge representation from the Marble Lodge #76 F&AM, Chipman Lodge #52 F&AM, Mount Anthony #13 F&AM, Lee #30, Mount Moriah #96 F&AM, Eureka #75 F&AM, Morning Flower #071 F&AM, Center #34 F&AM, and the Rutland #79 F&AM. Then the Katherine Chapter #83 Order of Eastern Star held a service with Worthy Matron Linda Davidson, Worthy Patron Tom Johnson and Chaplin Pat Tatro with representation from Katherine Chapter #83 Order of Eastern Star, Chapter #70 of Fair Haven and the Manchester Chapter.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Children’s Life Department at Springfield Hospital, c/o Cairo Shriners, 51 Washington St, Rutland, VT 05701.
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