Leon (Lee) Murray Stone
STONE: On Monday October 17, 2016 in Jacksonville, Fla., Leon (Lee) Murray Stone, beloved husband of Ann Blumenthal Stone and the late Shirley Eisen Stone. Father of Linda (Lindy) Poquette of Ponte Vedra, Fla. and David Stone of San Diego. Stepfather to Pearl Cohen Lunney (Dan), Stuart Cohen, Pittsburgh, Philip Cohen (Barbara), Bristol, Conn., and Brian Cohen (Shoshi), Bala Cynwyd, Pa. Papa Lee to 19 grandchildren: Alexandra Poquette Partridge (Lance), Jordan and Lane Poquette; Zak Stone, Amy Lunney Velella (Rob), Adam Lunney (Janelle), Elliott and Hannah Cohen, Aytan, Shira, Lior Cohen and Adi Cohen Berman (Shai); Max, Alex and Eli Cohen. Son of the late Morris Stone, Anne Alpert Roseberg. Brother of the late Harold Stone (Rose). Lee was in the grocery business first with his late brother Harold and then with his late partner and friend George Forman. Lee was a graduate of Peabody High School class of 1948. Lee loved to play tennis and golf and bowled with the JWV; he was a Steelers fan his whole life. Lee was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, friend and a man full of kindness and love for all. Graveside services were held on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, in the King David Section of Greenlawn Cemetery. Contributions may be made to The Temple-Congregation Ahavath Chesed 8727 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32217, River Garden Hebrew Home 11401 Old St. Augustine Road Jacksonville, FL 32258, or Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road Jacksonville, FL 32257. Please join us in remembering Lee Stone by visiting our Memorial at dignitymemorial.com. Through this site, we invite you to share your thoughts and fond memories with our family. Arrangements entrusted to Hardage-Giddens, Dignity Memorial.