Charles Stone, Sr.

March 14, 2022

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Charles J. Stone Sr, “Stoney”, 84, of Perry Hall passed away peacefully on Monday, March 14, 2022.

He is survived by his wife Diane (Lucchesi); daughters Laurie Stone, Mary Stone (James Hall), Colleen Stone, and Gina (Erik) Socha; and son Jim (Carmela) Stone; his sister Ellen (Edward) Sleeman of Ripley MI; his grandchildren Brad (Angie) LePore, Jamie and Christian Hall, Chris Stone, Shane and Olivia Stone, & Evan and Sam Socha; Great-Grandchildren Kristen, Elijah & Lily LePore; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents, brother John and twin sister Genevieve Stone. 

He was born in the middle of a blizzard on January 21, 1938 in Hancock, Michigan, arriving 15 minutes before his twin sister Gen, a son of the late Cyril and Verona (Manderfield) Stone.  He was raised in Houghton, MI and was a proud member of the 1955 Houghton High School Basketball State Championship team. 

Stoney joined the United States Navy and honorably served aboard the USS Norris from 1956-1958. After his service, he arrived in Baltimore, MD and wed Diane on April 5, 1959. 

He worked as a machine mechanic for Steeltin Can Corp (U.S. Can) for more than 30 years, retiring as the only “white shirt” supervisor that knew how to fix every machine in the plant. 

Stoney enjoyed working in the garden and watching the birds come to his window bird feeder. 

A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. at St. Isaac Jogues Church, 9215 Old Harford Road, Baltimore, Maryland, 21234.  Interment is private.  Family will receive visitors 30 minutes prior to the service.  The service can be live streamed at 

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Down Syndrome Association of Maryland (, P.O. Box 20127, Baltimore, MD  21286 in honor of Stoney’s grandson, Sam Socha.   

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March 19, 2022

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church (Parkville)

Memorial Mass
March 19, 2022

12:30 PM
St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church (Parkville)

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