NORWOOD — A funeral service for Mr. Mathew James Stone, 28, of Norwood, New York and formerly from Canton will be held Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church in Potsdam with Msgr. Robert Aucoin officiating. Friends may call at the Seymour Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2:00 until 4:00 and 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. Mathew died on Saturday, May 7, 2011.
Survivors include his mother and step-father Sheryl and John Campbell of W. Stockholm, a brother Craig Stone of Norwood, a step-brother John W. Campbell and his wife Denise of Pennsburg, PA, a step-sister Melissa Campbell Day and her husband Greg, of Lancaster, CA, three uncles George, Henry and Tommy Stone, three aunts Mrs. Charles (Kathy) Horton, Mary Lou Demorest, and Barbara Bernett.
Mathew was predeceased by his father Jimmy L. Stone, his paternal grandparents James T. and Nancy (Purves) Stone, and Ruth Gardner Ryan. He is also predeceased by his maternal grandparents Albert and Barbara Bernett and his aunt Diana Bernett.
Mathew was born in Potsdam, NY on March 4, 1983 the son of Jimmy Lawrence Stone and Sheryl (Bernett) Campbell. He was a 2002 graduate of Canton Central School. Mathew was employed at the Potsdam IGA as a meat cutter. Prior employment was with the Willard's Meat Processors of Heuvelton, NY.
Mathew enjoyed ice fishing, hunting, and camping. He loved his toys: his motorcycle, 4 wheelers, and snowmobiling. He rode with no fear.
Arrangements are with Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam.