Eugene X. Shone, 76, June 29, 1938 | August 11, 2014, of Columbia and formerly of Woburn & Waltham, died at the Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook, NH, on Mon., Aug. 11, 2014. He had recently come to live in Colebrook to be with his beloved sister, Mary, during his final days. Born in Woburn on June 29, 1938, he was the son of the late Francis X. and Irma (Studley) Shone. After his high school education, Eugene served with honor in the U.S. Marine Corps and later the Army Reserve. He received two associate degrees at Middlesex Community College in Massachusetts in the healthcare field. His most recent jobs were at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial V.A. Hospital in Bedford, as a nurses assistant; at Walden Nursing in Concord as a CNA, and the Eliot Community Human Services in Lexington as a residential counselor. Eugene was very much loved and cared for, and always brought a smile to everyone he met. He was a wonderful, caring, and loving person who will be greatly missed. He is survived by two sisters, Frances Poehler of Nashua, NH, and Mary Currier of Colebrook, NH; as well as 16 nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 22 years, Deborah (Clevenson) Shone, in July, 2014; three sisters, Alfreda Shone, Helen Foley, and Irma Carew; and a nephew, Richard Hassett, Jr. There are no public calling hours. A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Thurs., Aug. 21, at St. Alberts Catholic Church in West Stewartstown, NH, with The Rev. Craig Cheney as celebrant. A committal service with military honors will be held on Mon., Aug. 25, at 2 p.m. at the Wildwood Cemetery in Wilmington. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Mr. Shone may be made to NH Catholic Charities, 215 Myrtle St., Manchester, NH 03104. Condolences may be offered to the family on-line by going to www.jenkinsnewman.com.
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Published in Waltham News Tribune from Aug. 21 to Aug. 28, 2014