Jack Stone

Obituary of Jack Stone

STONE, Jack A. — 70, of Williamswood, died on Saturday, November 28, 2009. Jack was born in Niagara Falls, Ont. on January 4, 1939, to Charles Robert and Evelyn (Atack) Stone. He grew up in Niagara Falls and after university worked for the North York Board of Education, the Vancouver Health Department, and the Vancouver School Board. From 1974 until his retirement in 1997 Jack worked for the Halifax School Board. He taught at Rockingstone Heights, St. Agnes and Westmount schools. After retirement he worked as a Patient Simulator for Dalhousie University. Birding and feeding the wild birds were activities that Jack enjoyed. Playing and watching hockey, playing bocce at the Italian Club, and interacting with fellow participants gave him joy. For 41 years, Jack was married to Darlene (Welton), who survives him. Other family survivors are two nieces and a nephew and their families in Ontario. He will be greatly missed by his four-legged family members, Morley, Zack and Nellie. He was predeceased by his parents and brother, Bob. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of J. A. Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd. Arrangements for a remembering time are incomplete and will be announced at a later date. Memorial donations to the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, the Nature Conservancy of Canada or an animal shelter, would be appreciated; floral tributes are gratefully declined. Words of comfort may be sent to the family by visiting www.walkerfh.com
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