Bom-Wrapper

Maurice Stone

Maurice Stone

March 27, 1963 January 6, 2021

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Maurice Stone, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Maurice Stone.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Maurice's Tribute Fund's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Maurice's Tribute Fund's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Obituary for Maurice D. Stone

Maurice D. "Moe" Stone, Esquire, 57, passed away at the Reading Hospital on Wednesday, January 6, 2021.

He was the husband of Rebecca Batdorf Stone, Esquire, for 31 years.

Born in Statesville, NC, he was the son of Janice E. Wood, N. Wilkesboro, NC, and the late Garland G. Stone.

Moe was a 1981 graduate of North Wilkes High School, Hayes, NC, and he received an Associate of Applied Science degree in criminal justice in 1983 from Wilkes Community College, Wilkesboro, NC. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC, in 1986.

In 1990, he earned a Juris Doctor degree with distinction from Ohio Northern University's Claude W. Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio. Moe graduated fifth in his class of 111 students and was a member of the Wills Society for students who graduate in the top ten percent of the class. In addition to numerous academic achievement awards and an academic scholarship, Moe was awarded six American jurisprudence awards that indicate the highest grade in the class for each of the following classes: Civil Rights, Criminal Procedure, Trial Advocacy, Evidence, Constitutional Law II, and Property II.

Moe began his career in the Wilkes County, NC, Sheriff's Department as a Deputy Sheriff. From 1984-1987, he served as a police officer/special operations agent and criminal investigator for the City of Hickory, NC. Through that position, Moe attended the North Carolina Justice Academy in Salemburg, NC, for basic training which included over 400 hours of paramilitary training. Moe graduated as the Valedictorian of the class and received the highest score in both legal training and firearms proficiency training. Additionally, he was awarded the North Carolina intermediate training certificate for extensive training in law enforcement in the following areas: serial murders, covert investigation, fingerprint evidence, speed timing devices and evidence collection and preservation.

He was the Assistant District Attorney for Berks County from 1990-91 under the late George Yatron, and was assigned to the trial division. He also served as the Conflicts Counsel for the Berks County Public Defender's Office, representing indigent defendants with a conflict of interest with clients of the Berks County Public Defender's Office.

Moe was a mental health hearing officer for Schuylkill County, PA, from 1991-2004.

Moe opened his private practice on Lancaster Avenue in Shillington in 1990. He concentrated on criminal law at this location until his retirement in 2018.

In 1996, he was the chairman for the Democratic Party in Berks County. In 2004, he appeared before the United States Supreme Court, Washington, D.C. and was admitted to the practicing bar of the court in a special ceremony.

In addition to his wife, his beloved dog, Allie, and mother, he is also survived by one brother, Rodney E. Stone and his wife, Karen, N. Wilkesboro, N.C. and his nephew, Derrick G. Perry, his wife, Kellie, and great niece, Natalie F. Perry, Millers Creek, NC.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Berks County Animal Rescue League.

Rebecca and Allie would like to thank family, friends, neighbors and colleagues for their kindness during this difficult time.

Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc, 739 Penn Avenue, West Reading, PA 19611 is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be recorded at www.kuhnfuneralhomes.com.

Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Maurice

Service Details

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Maurice. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo or video to your condolence?

No video recorded.

Provide comfort for the family of Maurice D. Stone by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Maurice D. Stone by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist
JA

Jeff Adler

Mo was one of the greatest people I have ever met in my life. My condolences on his loss. It is a loss to us all.
Jeff Adler
Comment | Posted at 02:32pm via Condolence
L

Lisa Ciotti

Becky,

My deepest condolences on the passing of Moe. I wish you peace and comfort.

Lisa Ciotti
Comment | Posted at 06:22pm via Condolence
LK

Linda Key

Janice, so sorry to hear about your son. He was an exceptional young man and I know you were so proud of him. My thoughts and prayers are with you and his family. Linda Key
Comment | Posted at 08:23pm via Condolence
JR

John D. Rausch

Dear Becky
Our family offers you sincere condolences on the loss of Maurice.
Comment | Posted at 05:57pm via Condolence
JL

Joanne Lombardo

Becky, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Joanne Hiester Lombardo
Comment | Posted at 05:43pm via Condolence
Loading...

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Share by: