Robert C. Stone

  • Born: August 20, 1927
  • Died: July 13, 2020
  • Location: Easton, Massachusetts

Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services

605 Washington St
PO Box 34
Easton, MA 02375
Tel. (508) 238-4269

Tribute & Message From The Family

EASTON-----Robert C. "Bob" Stone, 92, a Retired Easton Fire Captain and a resident of Easton for the past 78 years, passed away peacefully at Copley at Stoughton on Monday, July 13, 2020. He was the devoted husband of the late Dorothy M. (Correia) Stone.

Born in Abington, a son of the late George W. and Blanche (Hunt) Stone, he was raised and educated in Abington and moved to Easton at the age of 14 and graduated from Oliver Ames High School.

Robert entered the US Navy and proudly served his country during WWII and was honorably discharged as a Seaman Second Class.

Robert began his career in firefighting for the Town of Easton as a call firefighter from 1950 – 1961 while also working at Stedfast Rubber Company, where he worked for 17 years. In 1961, Robert was appointed as the Town of Easton's first full-time firefighter.

Robert was employed with the Town of Easton for 40 years earning the rank of Captain. He was a member of the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts as well as the International Association of Fire Fighters.

Family was most important and he treasured his time watching his grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow over the years. He was extremely proud of all of them. After retiring, he and his wife enjoyed travelling. He loved doing crossword puzzles and was a fan of all Boston's sports teams.

Robert was a communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church, Easton and Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Brockton.

The family would like to acknowledge and thank the professional staff and caretakers at the Copley at Stoughton.

Robert is survived by his children, James R. Stone and his wife Terrie of Easton, Retired Easton Fire Chief Thomas F. Stone and his wife Donna of Easton, and Dianne L. Richardson and her husband Les of Coventry, CT.; his sister, Jeannette Picchi of FL.; 7 grandchildren and 6 great- grandchildren. He was also the great-grandfather of the late Harrison Stone. Robert was predeceased by 2 brothers, George W. Stone of Bridgewater, and Frederick W. Stone of Easton.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours requiring mask and social distancing on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. in Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton. A funeral Mass requiring mask, social distancing & capacity restrictions will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Easton. Interment with military honors will follow at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Easton.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Robert's memory may be sent to the Easton Firefighters Local 2790, 413 Bay Road, South Easton, MA 02375. For directions or condolences visit


Condolence & Memory Journal

Keeping you all in my prayers.
A man of few words but a smile that warmed your heart.

Posted by Kathy Greene - North Easton, MA - Family Friend   July 20, 2020

" Many Great memories of Bob and the entire Stone family."

Our Deepest Sympathy,

Mary and Wayne Southworth

Posted by Wayne Southworth - Easton, MA - Friend   July 19, 2020

Tom, I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Please accept my sincere sympathy to you and your family. I am sure that he will most definitely be missed by all who knew him and had the pleasure to serve with him. I will remember him in my daily prayers. God bless.

Posted by edward dawson - Fall River, MA - Friend   July 19, 2020

Capt. Stone,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your years of dedicated service and sacrifice-first for Country when you served with the USN during WW II and later for the citizens of Easton when you served with the EFD. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

Posted by Mike Casey    July 19, 2020

I was a class mate of Tommy's. I still recall your dad at many an Easton event , In uniform, saluting the flag, standing at attention. I am sure you are proud to have had a dad like Bob Stone. I am sorry for your loss. Take care and my God bless your family.

Bill Rollins

Posted by bill rollins - Uxbridge, MA   July 18, 2020

Pops will be greatly missed

Posted by Christopher Desmond - Taunton, MA - Family Friend   July 17, 2020

We are sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Condolences to all of the family.

Posted by Bill and Louise Morse - Mattapoisett, MA - Friend   July 17, 2020

I'm so sorry for your loss. Memories and stories we live on as you tell them to future generations once again I'm sorry for the loss.

Posted by Amy Stone - Warren, RI - Family   July 16, 2020

Jim and Terrie,I'm so sorry for your loss.You and the family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.Love to you both.

Posted by Courtney Morgan - North Easton, MA - Friend   July 16, 2020

Jim and Terrie,I'm so sorry for your loss.You and the family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time

Posted by Courtney Morgan - North Easton, MA - Friend   July 16, 2020