Jane Elizabeth (Long) Stone

Born: Fri., May 1, 1936
Died: Fri., Sep. 7, 2018


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 Jane E. Stone
May 1, 1936 – September 7, 2018


Jane Elizabeth Stone (Long), 82, of South Bend died at 9:18a.m., Friday, September 7, 2018 in Hospice House of South Bend. Mrs. Stone was born May 1, 1936 in South Bend to the late Lydia Ann (Emery) and Donald E. Long and was a lifetime area resident. She was preceded in death by her husband Paul J. Stone and her siblings, Edwin F. Long and Donald E. Long Jr.

On February 8, 1958 in South Bend she married Paul J. Stone to which they enjoyed 57 years together.

Surviving are her sister Jean A. Kurzhals of Saranac, MI, her daughters, Deborah Blatt of South Bend and Loretta Bradshaw (Steve) of Fallbrook, CA; her son, Paul E. Stone (Sue); and six grandchildren, Matthew, Mariel and Michael Bradshaw, Rebecca Blatt, Paul C. and Rae Stone, and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Stone was a stay at home mother for a major part of her life and as soon as her children were grown she went to work as a telephone operator with AT&T until she retired in November of 2002.

There will be no services or visitation. Welsheimer Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Cremation will take place at Welsheimer Crematory.

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Joan Zimmerman
   Posted Sat September 15, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Jane was a great gal. I remember her playing “Over the Rainbow” for me on the marimba. Often wondered if she kept up her musical talent. Seems like sooo long ago.

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