Robert Sherwood Stone, 91, Middletown, died Saturday, July 11, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Betty Wastler Stone. They were married for 59 1/2 years

Born in Frederick on February 24, 1924 he was a son of the late Harry G. and Carrie Brandenburg Stone. He was employed as an accountant with the Potomac Edison Co., Frederick, until his retirement. 

He was a member of Locust Valley Bible Church, Middletown; Potomac Edison Forerunners; Valley Young at Heart Exercise Group and a blood donor. He was a US Army veteran and also served with the National Guard Medical Co. for a number of years.

Surviving, besides his wife, are: 3 daughters – Diane and Earl Gill – Newnam, GA; Denise and Dr. Verna Nellsch – Livingston, TX; Mary and Michael Pasquerette – Sharpsburg 7 grandchildren 3 great-grandchildren He was predeceased by by siblings: George H. Stone, Mildred C. Smith, Raymond L. Stone, Chester C. Stone, Elsie M. Peterson 

The family will receive friends on Tuesday July 14 from 6 to 8 PM at the Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown.

Funeral services will be held 2 PM on Wednesday July 15 from the funeral home. Rev. Dr. Curvin D. Stambaugh will officiate. Interment will be made in Christ Reformed Church Cemetery, Middletown. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Assn. 103 Byte Dr. ,#103, Frederick, MD 21702 or to Hospice of Frederick Co., POB 1799, 516 Trail Ave., Frederick, MD 21702

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