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Marilyn ‘Sue’ (Merwin) Stone

SHARON —Marilyn “Sue” (Merwin) Stone, 87, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away on Oct. 20, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla.  

Sue was born in Sharon on June 28, 1933, the daughter of Hazel (Meader) and Seth T. Merwin Sr.  

She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from SUNY Cortland in 1956.  

She married Donald Bradford Stone on June 24, 1956.

Sue and Don taught school and resided in Champaign, Ill., from 1965 to 2009, where she and her husband worked and raised their family of three boys. 

When Sue and Don retired, they had many exciting travels as Red Cross disaster volunteers across the United States and its territories.  

In 2009, she and her husband moved to Fernandina Beach.

Sue is survived by her two sons, Bradford Stone of Fernandina Beach and Brian Stone of Wichita, Kan.; three dearly loved grandchildren, Sarah Stone of Fernandina Beach, Johnathan Stone of Wichita and Rachel Stone of Cleveland Heights, Ohio; her brother, John M. Merwin and his wife, Debbie, of Millerton; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her husband, Don, on Aug. 21, 2013; and her son, Bruce Stone, on Nov. 18, 1990. 

She was also predeceased by her sisters, Ina Merwin and Evelyn “Pinky” Skidmore; and her brothers, Seth T. “Tom” Merwin Jr. and Alan D. Merwin.

Sue’s family and friends loved her dearly, and she very much loved and accepted them as well. She will be buried in the family plot at the Irondale Cemetery in Millerton.

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