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Stables, Donald R.
82, of Norwood, formerly of Needham, died on October 3, 2013. Don is survived by his wife Mary Lou Stables of 52 years; his sister, Leslie Angus and her husband Ralph of Buzzards Bay, MA; his children, Peggy McDonald of Medfield; Paula Borden and her husband John of Old Orchard Beach, ME; Mary Jo Halloran and her husband Tim, of Elk Grove, CA; Dianne Tortorici, and her husband Walter of Medfield; and Donald Stables and his love Pia of Beverly Hills, CA, as well as six grandchildren, and one great grandchild who all refer to him fondly as Papa and Grampy. His funeral service will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave., NEEDHAM, (Exit 19B off Route 128/95), on Monday, October 7, 2013 at 1:00 PM. Visiting hours will begin on Monday at 11:30 am prior to the Funeral Service. At the conclusion of the service, friends and family are welcome to follow the funeral procession to the Honor Guard ceremony at the Needham Cemetery. Late U.S. Navy and 20 year Coast Guard Veteran. Former Sales professional for the Needham Oil Company, Buckley & Scott Whetton of Needham and Arlex Oil in Lexington. Don will best be remembered as a devoted friend and family man who leaves behind an endless treasure of happy memories for all those who knew and loved him. In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Don can be made in his name to the Cure Alzheimer's Fund; 34 Washington St., Suite 200, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481. www.curealz.org. For directions, obituary or to send a note of condolence, please visit: www.eatonfuneralhomes.com
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Published in The Boston Globe on Oct. 5, 2013
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