SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TENN. - Helen Stanton, 91, passed into eternity Nov. 21, 2012. She was the daughter of Anthony and Erma Linda Maiello.
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Our mother was thoroughly devoted to her family and was an avid reader, pet enthusiast and researcher. She was known for her preparation of beautiful and nutritious meals. She loved music, travel and had a deep personal spirituality. She also had a tremendous concern for people in need, donating to various organizations.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harry N. Stanton; and sisters, Jean Gunsser and Margaret Rampa. She is survived by her sister, Josephine Urso of Washington, Pa.; daughters, Cheryl Pelletier of Bangor and Deborah and Jose Gracia of Knoxville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Nicole Pelletier of Los Angeles, Eric Pelletier of New York City and Ali and Zoe Gracia of Knoxville, Tenn.; numerous loving nieces and nephews. The family expresses special thanks to the staff of Soddy Daisy Healthcare Center and Alexian Brothers Healthcare Center. Also special appreciation to Hospice of Chattanooga and her nurse, Lyn. All showed warm professionalism and a special commitment to mother's well being.
Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Monday at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, Marr Chapel. A committal service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Chattanooga National Cemetery. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Margaret F. Ferguson officiating all services. Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Educational Society, 212 North Highland Park Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37404. Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Cremation Service, Crox family owned and operated. Send condolences at www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Published in BDN Maine on Nov. 26, 2012