Gertrude H. Stone
Gertrude H. Stone, 91, of John Wise Avenue, Essex, died Wednesday,
September 4, 2019 in the Kaplan Family Hospice, Danvers following her
brief illness. She was the wife of the late Martin C. Stone who died in
2008 and wife of the late Ernest Doucette who died in 1961.
Born in Essex on January
20, 1928, she was the daughter of the late James and Lillian (Singer)
was raised in Essex and was a graduate of Gloucester High School with the
Class of 1946.
Over the years she had enjoyed herself bowling,
snowmobiling, camping in New Hampshire and baking and knitting for her
family and friends.
Gertrude will be remembered for her positive
attitude and mild manner.
She was a longtime communicant of St. John the
Baptist Catholic Church in Essex, a member of the Catholic Woman’s Club
and the Herbert Goodhue AMVETS Auxiliary.
She is survived by six sons
and two daughters, Ernest Doucette of Essex,
Doucette and his wife Donna of Gloucester,
Stone of CA, Lee
Anne Doucette of Gloucester,
K. Hulbert and her husband Chuck of Ipswich,
Doucette and his wife Sonja of Gloucester,
Stone of Essex,
Doucette and his wife Jackie of Essex; sixteen grandchildren; nine great
grandchildren and many nephews and nieces. She was the sister of the late
James O’Brien, Jr.
of Gloucester, Helen Lane formerly of Essex and
Shemet formerly of FL.
Visiting hours will be held 10 am to noon on
Saturday, September 7 in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street,
Ipswich, with her funeral service held at noon followed by interment in
the Spring Street Cemetery, Essex.
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