Desneige H. "Dee" Stone

Obituary for Desneige H. "Dee" Stone

December 28, 1933 - March 8, 2019
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 85


Desneige H. "Dee" (Bourgeois) Stone, 85, of Manchester, died peacefully surrounded by her family on March 8, 2019 at Hillsborough County Nursing Home after a brief illness.

She was born in Hooksett on December 28, 1933 to Louis and Marie Rose (Provencher) Bourgeois. She was a lifelong resident of Manchester.

Dee worked for Twin Press/Ben Franklin Printing and Robert Hall and Anderson Little clothing stores for many years. She was a member of the Catholic War Veterans Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing, traveling, baking, quilting, square dancing, playing bingo and cards and visits to coastal Maine beaches. She especially found joy in raising her family with her husband and spending time with them.

She was predeceased by eight siblings, Rose Cameron, Emma Courteau, Rita Fournier, Lucille Blanchette, Gilberte Bourgeois, Roger Bourgeois, Denis Bourgeois and Clyde Bourgeois.

The family includes her husband of 63 years, Harold F. Stone of Manchester; four children, David Stone of Hillsborough, Janet Connor and her husband, Jeremy, of Merrimack, John Stone, and Susan Follansbee and her husband, Jack, all of Manchester; nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staffs of Easter Seals Adult Day Program, Elliot Hospital Fitch Unit and Hillsborough County Nursing Home for their exceptional care and comfort provided to Dee and her family.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at St. Catherine Church, 267 Webster St., Manchester. Committal prayers followed at St. Augustin Cemetery, South Beech Street, Manchester.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Easter Seals Adult Day Program, 555 Auburn St., Manchester, NH 03103.

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