Stone, Jr., Francis "Frank"
Baltimore - On June 23, Francis “Frank” Stone, Jr. passed away after a 14-month battle with cancer.
Frank was an amateur astronomer working in the observatory at the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore; an amateur (ham) radio operator serving as an emergency communicator for many years, including during the Chase train wreck in 1987 and a musician playing keyboard in several bands. He had a 40-year career with SSA and retired in 2007 as a Programmer Analyst.
Most of all, Frank was a wonderful son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend. He is survived by his wife Patricia (nee Vlk), sister Shirley, sons Kevin, Michael and Timothy, daughter Amy and four grandchildren. He will be sorely missed.