STONE – Merle Joyce (née Small)

Born on January 22, 1931. Passed away July 22, 2023.

(Formerly of Sydney, Dalton and Gosford NSW)
Passed away peacefully at Cooinda Aged Care, Benalla aged 92 years.
Loved and loving wife of Ralph (dec) (Married 70 years)
Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Narelle and David (Harvey), Gregory and Sylvia, Bradley and Nimmi.
Loved and adored Nan to Christopher, Angela and Katrina; Michael, Adam and Regan; Jessica and Jacob and Great Nan to Oriana, Marshall, Ethan, Zoe, Oscar, Fig, Plato, Harper and Bridie.
Loved and treasured sister of Ross (dec) and Rex (dec)
A wonderful wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother and role model to us all.
‘Reunited with her beloved Ralph’

Funeral Notice
N J Todd Funeral Home - 'Feehan Chapel' 81 Baddaginnie Benalla Road, Benalla VIC, Australia
The Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Mrs Merle Joyce Stone will be held at the N J Todd Funeral Home – ‘Feehan Chapel’ – 81 Baddaginnie Benalla Road, Benalla on Tuesday 19th September 2023 commencing at 1.00 pm. Private Cremation. Livestream of the Memorial Service will be available, please go to the N J Todd website and follow the livestream link.
  1. A warm and delightful friend of recent years!. I will miss her smiling countenance whenever we met.
    I will also miss the contact with your mob. What a great family!!.

    Angus Howell July 26, 2023
  2. Such a beautiful, loving, vibrant, full of life lady. Joined forever with her adorable Ralph. Their children are a treasured credit to their loyal, loving, respectful parenting.
    My most sincere love goes out to you all today and always but especially to my darling Narelle and Dave xxxx

    Bryony Cooke September 19, 2023
  3. Sending our love and prayers for you today.

    Cathy and Dave September 19, 2023