Lillian Marie Owen, 93, of Chapel Hill, N.C., passed away peacefully on January 1, 2011, in her home under the care of hospice.
She was born in Sugar Notch, a daughter of the late Mary and Joseph Whitecavage.
Lillian was also preceded in death by her brother Joseph Whitecavage and sister Mildred Townsend.
Having lived in Chapel Hill for the past 15 years, she garnered a great many friends and became a Tarheel fan, attending many of their home basketball games.
Lillian was of the Catholic faith.
She had been a restaurant owner and also a homemaker.
Lillian is survived by her two daughters, Jackie Haslam, Chapel Hill, and Barbara Weaver, Spring City, Pa., and her granddaughter, Kimberlee Roberts, 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 its care and support of Lillian and to our family.
There are no services planned at this time, so 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 www.walkersfuneralservice.com.
Walker’s Funeral Home of Chapel Hill (919)942-3869 is handling the arrangements.