Lillian Marie Owen, 93, of Chapel Hill, N.C., passed away peacefully on Jan. 1, 2011 in her home under the care of hospice.
Mrs. Owen was born in Sugar Notch, Pa., the daughter of the late Mary and Joseph Whitecavage.Â Lillian was also preceded in death by her brother, Joseph White, and her sister,Â Mildred Townsend.
Having lived in Chapel Hill for the past 15 years, Lillian garnered a great many friends and became a Tar Heel fan, attending many of their home basketball games.
Lillian was of the Catholic faith. She had been a restaurant owner and also a homemaker.
She is survived by her two daughters, Jackie Haslam of Chapel Hill and Barbara Weaver of Spring City, Pa., and her granddaughter, Kimberlee Roberts of Raleigh, N.C.
The family would like to extend their heart-felt gratitude to all the personal family friends who were there during this time of need. Also, a very special thanks is sent out to Duke Community Hospice for their care and support of Lillian and to our family.
There are no services planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Duke Home Care and Hospice, 4321 Medical Park Drive, Suite 101, Durham, NC 27704. Online condolences may be made to walkersfuneralservice.com.Â Walkerâ€™s Funeral Home of Chapel Hill (919)942-3869 is handling the arrangements.Â Â Â