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Helen Lois Hawley

July 31, 1932 - June 3, 2021

Helen Lois Hawley, age 88 of Leland, NC, passed away on June 3, 2021.

Helen was born on July 31, 1932 to the late William Ernest and Helen Harrison Swaringen in Buffalo, NY.

Helen was married to the late William Oates “Bill” Hawley on August 18, 1962. She graduated from High Point College and was a music teacher in the public school system in Goldsboro, NC.

She is survived by her children William Cameron Hawley (Susan), Boyd Harrison Hawley (Kellee), and Sarah Hawley Powell (Dean), her grandchildren Anna Hawley, Meredith Hawley, Paige Hawley, Zack Powell, Ashley Powell, Kerry Shimfessel (Adriane), and Carly Campbell (Chris), and her great grandchildren Lilly Shimfessel and Parker Campbell.

An inurnment will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 1:00 pm at Oleander Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for a donation to be made to the United Way of the Cape Fear area.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 525 Village Road Leland, NC 28451.

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Service Information

Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm


Oleander Memorial Gardens

306 Bradley Dr
Wilmington, North Carolina 28409

An inurnment will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at Oleander Memorial Gardens.

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