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MONSON - Rita A. Stone, 83, died May 10, 2014, at her home in Monson. She was born in Norridgewock, Jan. 16, 1931, the daughter of Harry and Lydia (Leavitt ) Libby.

She worked for 34 years in the finishing dept. at Moosehead Manufacturing in Monson, under the supervision of her younger brother, Herb Libby.

She was predeceased by her husband, Wilbur L. Stone; and a daughter, Deborah Stone. She is survived by four sons, Wilbur Stone Jr. of FL, Daniel Stone of Monson, Robert Stone of Monson, and Baxter Stone and his wife, Barbara of Guilford; two daughters, Donna Saunders of Atkinson, and Robin Storer and her husband, Larry of Monson; 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Wayne Libby and his wife, Jackie of Parkman, and Herb Libby and his wife, Judy of Abbot; a sister, Marjorie Neal and her husband, Lenny of Abbot; nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, May 15, 2014, at the Main Stream Cemetery in Harmony, with Pastor David Ray Jr. officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in her memory to the "Kids Club", c/o Monson Community Church, P.O. Box 273, Monson, ME 04464. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.
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