Stephen Stone DMD, MS of Walpole, died November 22, 2013, age 77. Dr. Stone was the son of the late Dr. Harry and Meriam Stone. Beloved husband of Ellen (Friedman) Stone. Devoted father of John A. Stone and his wife Elisha of Sutton, Eric F. Stone of Provincetown, and Wendy C. Stone of Walpole, Cherished grandfather of Evan Stone and Blake Stone. Loving brother of Betsy Troilo and her husband Bernie of Norwood. Dr. Stone graduated Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. and from the University of Michigan. He taught at Harvard University for 40 years. He practiced periodontal dentistry in Norwood for forty nine years and was an active member of the Massachusetts Dental Society. Dr. Stone developed a dental program to help senior citizens receive proper dental care. He was president of the Walpole Community Food Pantry, a Walpole Town Meeting member for twenty years , and involved in numerous philanthropic organizations, Vote man of the year in Walpole. Stephen proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis attaining the rank of Lieutenant. Funeral services and burial will be private. Shiva observance was held at the home of Betsy and Bernie Troilo Monday from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Charitable contributions in Dr. Stone's memory may be made to t he Walpole Community Food Pantry, P.O. Box 43, Walpole, MA 02081
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Published in Walpole Times from Nov. 26 to Dec. 3, 2013