Desneige H. "Dee" Stone

  • Born: December 28, 1933
  • Died: March 8, 2019
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-6951

Tribute & Message From The Family

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.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Dear Stone family: We are saddened to hear of your beloved wife/mom. Please forgive our absence from her services, we are in Florida for a family vacation. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Louise Dsvis - Hooksett, NH - Neighbor   March 12, 2019

My deepest sympathies to you and your family. It was so nice to see your Mom at Nicole and Mike's wedding last November and to catch up with you and the family. My thoughts are with you, and I wish you and your family many happy memories of your Mom.

Posted by Linda Tibbetts Clark - Goffstown, NH - Friend   March 12, 2019

On behalf of the Catholic War Veteran's Auxiliary Unit 1624 (Manchester, NH), I would like to extend our deepest condolences to her dedicated husband and family members. May God's strength be with you all.
Thank You, Dee, for all the volunteer hours you provided to this organization. It is because of people like you that we continue to exist. We will miss you. Please watch over us as you REST IN PEACE.....3/11/19

Posted by Regina Bilodeau (President) - Manchester, NH - Friend   March 11, 2019

Our deepest sympathies go out to Dee's family and friends. We remember her as a warm, sparkly and generous lady who loved her neighbor as herself. Our tears are for our loss as our hearts rejoice in knowing she is united with her Blessed Savior and all the saints who have gone before.

Posted by Bill & Shelley Birnie, Eleanor Connor - Huger, SC - Family   March 11, 2019


Your mom was a "neat" lady. I will remember the BBQs we had on the deck over the years. I am sure you have many, many more good memories to keep her alive.

Our thoughts are with you.

Cindy & Charlie

Posted by Charles Muzzey - Merrimack, NH - Family Friend   March 11, 2019

My deepest sympathies to the family. Aunt Dee will be missed. Love You!, Sandi Hill, Caleigh Kelly, Joshua Hill-MacAskill and Jennifer Rossignol.

Posted by Sandra Hill - Manchester, NH - Family   March 11, 2019

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