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Welcome to the memorial page for

Helen (Perry) Hanlon

March 4, 1930 ~ April 23, 2017 (age 87)

Mrs. Helen Perry Hanlon, age 87, of Marion, passed away on the morning of Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville.  Helen was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 4, 1930 to the late Foster and Helen Perry.  A homemaker, she loved nothing more than spending time with her family, keeping her home up and tending her garden.  Her life was devoted to her beloved husband, Richard, with whom she journeyed through this life on a first date that lasted 67 years.  Her caring, compassionate personality won her many friends and she will be deeply missed by all who knew her.  In addition to her parents, a granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth Orlando, sisters Irene and Frances, and her brother Chester, preceded her in death.

 

In addition to her husband, four children survive; Deb Hanlon of Zebulon, Cynthia Hanlon Cotter of Marion, Mike Hanlon and wife Deb of Marion and John Hanlon and wife Lisa of Zebulon; seven grandchildren, Jessica, Chris, Sean, Patrick, Emma, Kevin, and Zachary; and five great-grandchildren, Ethan, Ellianna, Braedan, Will, and Claire.

 

A service in celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday evening, April 26, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home in Marion with Pastor Stephen Linhart officiating.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.  A private committal service and burial will take place in the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain on Thursday, April 27, 2017.  Flowers are appreciated, however, those desiring to make a memorial contribution in her memory are encouraged to consider her favorite charity, the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN  38148.  


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
April 26, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Westmoreland Funeral Home
198 South Main Street
Marion, North Carolina 28752

Funeral Service
Wednesday
April 26, 2017

7:00 PM
Westmoreland Funeral Home
198 South Main Street
Marion, North Carolina 28752


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