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Elaine Sharon Stone

d. May 15, 2024


Elaine Sharon Stone, age 80, formerly of Sebring, Ohio, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2024. She was a graduate of Sebring McKinley High School and later attended Ohio University for Journalism. While attending Ohio University, she took part in a singing trio group. She later worked as a bookkeeper for the Coca Cola Company and Canton Public Library. Elaine was an avid reader and owned many books. She loved having the dictionary alongside her too. She had a hunger to learn. Alongside reading, she also was known for her wonderful watercolor paintings. They were breathtaking. During her life she enjoyed swimming, listening to 70's music (including the Doobie Brothers), driving around in her red Volkswagen Beetle, going to Silver Park. playing card games, dining out at Doug's and New China in Alliance, and going camping in her pop-up camper. She also exceedingly adored all of the cats she cared for. Elaine even lived in Washington DC and Texas at one point. She loved her family very much and enjoyed taking and having many pictures of them. She loved strongly and lived a very full and interesting life.

She is preceded in death by her parents Charles Heslep and Wanda Aikens, and one brother, Greg Heslep. She is survived by her daughter, Tara McMahon, two granddaughters, Allison Buck and Dorothy Moore, and two great granddaughters, Nora Buck and Gwen Buck.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, 126 West Vermont Ave. Sebring, Ohio 44672.  Elaine really enjoyed going to the Burger Hut located in Alliance, Ohio, so family will be welcoming others there after the service for a Celebration of Life party. Elaine had a request for people to wear any color, but black!  Friends and family may sign the guest register and send condolences online at

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home

126 West Vermont Avenue, Sebring, OH 44672

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