Obituary of Lucy Stone
Lucy M. Stone Horseheads: died at age 85, peacefully on Wednesday; January 2, 2013 at St. Joseph's Hospital, with her loving family by her side. Lucy was born December 24, 1927 in Manhattan, NY. Lucy resided most of her life on Long Island, NY, where she raised her four daughters. Lucy worked for many years at SUNY Old Westbury, and in a variety of secretarial jobs. She graduated from college at the age of 70 with a Degree in Business. Lucy mostly enjoyed spending time with family. In her younger years, Lucy enjoyed lazy summer days on Jones Beach, playing tennis, and being the life of the party. She will always be remembered for her quick wit and sense of humor, even to her final day. She will be missed by everyone who knew her, especially by her daughters, with their families: Louann and Robert Paladino of Lakeville, CT, with daughters Jessica and Lauren; Lynnette Stone of Wantaugh NY, with children John (Justine) Valentinetti and Stephanie (Ray) Navarette; Lisa and Wayne Peworchik of Pine City, with children Kristin (Brian) Reed and Jason Peworchik; Laura and Joseph Manning of Gillett PA, with children Mallory and Shane, and great grandson Vincent Valentinetti. Lucy had been a communicant at St. Mary Our Mother Church, Horseheads for a number of years. There are no prior calling hours. Friends are invited to a celebration of Lucy's life and a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Southside Church in Elmira on Saturday, January 5th at 9:30 a.m. Interment, with committal prayers, will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Lucy's family would like to request donations to Catholic Charities of Elmira, 215 E. Church Street, Suite 100, Elmira, New York 14901. Lucy's family extends a special thank you to the staff on D2 and the 5th floor Skilled Nursing Unit at St. Joseph's Hospital for the wonderful care provided over the last several weeks.