Betty's Story

Betty L. Stone, 77, wife of the late Kenneth "Mickey" Stone Sr., passed away July 18, 2016, at C.A. Dean Memorial Hospital, Greenville. She was born March 19, 1939, in Monson, the daughter of Edmund E. and Eleanor L. (Blethen) Degerstrom.

Betty enjoyed cooking, sewing, her dogs and cats, and spending time with extended family. Some of Betty's favorite memories were babysitting her great-niece, Amanda Moores. Above all Betty appreciated her time spent with her grandchildren as they were her sun, moon and stars. She was a very involved member of the Monson Community Church.

Betty is survived by her son, Kenneth M. Stone Jr. and his wife, Deirdre; two grandchildren, Maddelynne and Malcolm Stone; brother, Adolph Matteson; two sisters, Helen Lunt and Hazel Richards; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her brother, Phillip Blethen; and two sisters, Margaret Weckhorst and Gloria Leighton.

A memorial service will be held 1p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Monson Community Church with Pastor David Ray Jr. officiating. A celebration of her life will continue at the church after the memorial service. Memorial contributions may be made to The Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mount Hope Avenue, Bangor, ME 04401. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home, Guilford. Messages of condolence may be expressed at
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