Roger Stone October 10, 1934 – October 4, 2019
Roger Paul Stone, born October 10, 1934 in Fall River, MA, passed away on October 4, 2019 in Spokane, WA. Roger was raised in Quincy, MA and moved to Abington to raise his family. After serving in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, he enjoyed a successful 43-year career at Raytheon. He was also well-known as “Roger, the Ice Cream Man” driving his jumbo ice cream Truck through the streets of Abington from 1966 to 1986. As a member of the Abington Masonic Lodge, he achieved the status of a 32nd degree Mason. He retired in Chewelah, WA in 2001 where he loved woodworking and enjoying nature.
He is survived by his wife, Alma of 62 years; three daughters, Miranda Moog, Pamela Stone-Hamilton, and Sandra Stone-Lewis. He also had four grandchildren, Allison, Jack, Matthew and Evyn; a great granddaughter, Zoey. In addition, he had a granddaughter, Savanah Jane Moog who predeceased him in 2016. He is also survived by a nephew, Dr. Gregory Schofield Stone and niece, Greta Stone.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations be made in his name to the Kidney Foundation https://www.kidneyfund.org or Diabetes Foundation https://donations.diabetes.org or to the charity of your choice. There will be no service at this time. A memorial service is planned for the summer of 2020 at his property in Chewelah. Please visit the online memorial and sign the guestbook at www.danekasfuneralchapel.com. Danekas Funeral Chapel & Crematory have been entrusted with his arrangements.