2012-12-27 / Obituaries

Jan (Stetson) Stone

Jan (Stetson) Stone, 60, of Jamestown, passed away peacefully on Dec. 25, 2012. She was the former wife of Peter Stone of Providence.

Born in Newport, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Marion (Brownell) Stetson.

Jan had a passion for teaching. She was a professor of anatomy at CCRI for 15 years and later at Bristol Community College for three years. She enjoyed tutoring and furthering her education. She was a volunteer for the Jamestown EMS.

She loved her cats Monty and Myles, and was an avid New England Patriots fan.

Besides her former husband, she leaves a daughter, Skye Stone of Jamestown; a sister, Laurel Champlin and husband John of Otisfield, Maine; her beloved uncle, Gene Brownell of Newport; six nephews, Daniel, Michael, Jeremiah, Danny, Terry and Geoff; and four nieces, Jenna, Jenny, Andrea and Kim.

Her funeral service will be held Saturday, Dec. 29, at 2 p.m. at Central Baptist Church. Burial will be in Cedar Cemetery. Visiting hours are Friday, Dec. 8, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home on Boston Neck Road in North Kingstown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Save the Bay will be appreciated.

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