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Gwendolyn (Gwen) Faye Stone

November 2, 1937 — June 4, 2022

Gwendolyn (Gwen) Faye Stone, 84, of Frederick, Maryland, passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Homewood Retirement Center where she resided for approximately 12 years.

Born on November 2, 1937 in Shreveport, Louisiana, the oldest child of LeRoy and Mildred Benson, both deceased.

Gwen was married to Orlando Stone for more than 55 years. Orlando pre-deceased her in 2008.  They lived in Derwood Maryland for nearly 30 years. They had 3 children.  One son and two daughters. Their oldest child is Steven D. Stone of Frederick Maryland. Their two daughters, Donna Messerly, lives in Delaware and Susan Court lives in East Nassau, New York.

Gwendolyn enjoyed her many grandchildren, Steven Jr., Christopher, Matthew, Alexandra, Samantha, Victoria, Elizabeth, Katherine, Patricia and Nathaniel. She was also blessed with 7 great-grandchildren.

Gwen’s younger sister, Judy Justis resides in Louisiana.  In addition to her parents, her brother Donald Wayne Benson is deceased.

Gwen and Orlando were very active in the community.  They were long time members of Redland Baptist Church in Derwood, Maryland.

A private family graveside service will be held at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Benevolent Care Fund at Homewood Retirement Center of Frederick, Maryland via their website:

Arrangements are with Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at

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