Walter J. Stones, 67, of Punta Gorda, Florida passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte, FL.
Walter was born July 10, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and moved to Punta Gorda in 2000 from Doylestown, PA. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend and will be missed greatly by all who loved and knew him.
He is survived by his loving wife of 11 years, Mary E. Stones; 5 daughters, Hollyann Burmeister of Orangeville, PA, Heidi M. Dick of Doylestown, PA, Heather Douglas of Brandon, FL, Cathy Brown of Chalfont, PA and Sarah Stones of Punta Gorda, FL; 1 son, Joshua Hassler of Punta Gorda, FL; 3 sisters, Cynthia Worthington of Bensalem Township, PA, Kathy Nolte of Harleysville, PA and Ruthie Knabel of PA; 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held 12:00 Noon, Saturday January 29, 2011 at First Presbyterian Church, 25250 Airport Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33950. Inurnment will be held at a later date by the family.