Helen Florence CARNEY
08/23/1920 - 03/22/2013
CARNEY, Helen Florence (Hawkins) (Age 92) Helen Florence (Hawkins) Carney was born August 23, 1920 in Levenworth, WA and passed away in Spokane, on March 22, 2013. She was the beloved daughter of Harold Pulaski Hawkins and Florence Helen (Bradish) Hawkins and wife of the late Bernard J. Carney. Her son Michael B. Carney preceded her in death. Her surviving children are Kathleen H. Brown (Robert), Eileen J. Patton (Daniel), Timothy A. Carney and Jayne S. Wilkinson (Darrol). She is also survived by her brother, Myron Kerr of Spokane, WA, her sister, Betty (Hawkins) Bennett of Salina, KS, sisters-in-law Louise (Swann) Carney, Juanita (Carney) Winger and Ruth (Carney) Bronkhurst. Helen was the beloved grandmother to numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and the beloved aunt to numerous nieces and nephews. She attended St. Patrick's Grade School and Holy Names Academy. She was an active member of St. Xavier's and St. Joseph's parishes but most recently returned to St. Patrick's, the parish in which she was baptized, received her first communion, confirmation, was married and renewed her marriage vows on her 50th. Wedding anniversary. Helen will be sorely missed by all of those that loved her; to know her was to love her. Helen's memorial mass will be held Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Patrick's church. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Hospice of Spokane.

Published by Spokesman-Review on Mar. 27, 2013.
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Helen was a fabulous Mom and Grandmother, she is missed daily. I love and miss you Mom
Kathy Brown
March 21, 2021
I miss you every day, Mom. I know you are dancing with Dad and Mike.
April 1, 2019
Love and miss you already Grandma. What an amazing woman she was. Full of love, laughter, and spirit
Shannon Carney
March 28, 2013
Thank you for your kind words & rembrenances. They, along with Mom's wonderful spirit and kind and loving heart will be in our thoughts, prayers and memories forever. THANK YOU!
Kathy Brown
March 27, 2013
I love you Grandma and will miss you dearly.
Michelle Hansen
March 27, 2013
Dear Kathleen and Family,
We Sisters send our prayerful sympathy to you. Many of your Mother's teachers from St. Patrick's Grade School and Holy Names Academy, Spokane, were there to welcome Helen to Heaven, no doubt. May her eternal peace and joy bring great comfort to you all.
Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary
March 27, 2013
Mrs. Carney was my camp fire girls' leader many years ago. I'll never forget her kindness and patience. My sympathy to the family.
Bonnie (Cannon) Sullivan
March 27, 2013
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