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Helen Chalfant, 85 Print E-mail

Helen Louise Chalfant, 85, of Hobe Sound, Fla., passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at her home.

Born in Wolcott, Ind., on August 23, 1927, to the late John and Ella Lohmann Young, she was a registered nurse and a homemaker. She married James Franklin Chalfant, and her dear husband preceded her in death on June 22, 1994. She became a Florida resident in the 1950's, and had been a resident of Hobe Sound since 1999.

Preceding, in addition to her parents and her husband,  were brothers, Bob Young, John Young and one sister, Clara Paulson.

Surviving are sisters-in-law,   Margaret Chalfant Haley (Jim), Falmouth, Julia Chalfant Lea, Blanchester, Ohio,  and Pauline Hyatt Chalfant, Miamisburg, Ohio; niece and caregiver Kim Haley Wolfe (Rick), Colorado Springs, Colo.; niece, Angie Haley Flaugher (Tim), Falmouth; nephews,   Robert Paulson (Sharon) of Caledonia, Wis., Jim Young (Chris) of Remington, Ind., and Fred Young (Martha) of Wolcott, Ind.; and many other extended family members and friends.

Funeral service were held Saturday, October 27, 2012, at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth with Wayne Keith officiating.

Special music was shared by Adarin Williams.

Serving as pallbearers were Rick Wolfe, Tim Flaugher,  Bryan Wolfe, Lance Wolfe, Justin Flaugher, Robert Paulson, Jim Young, and Fred Young. The honorary pallbearers were Jim Haley and Bill Courtney.

Interment took place in the Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth.

Memorials are suggested to the Treasure Coast Hospice, 1201 SE Indian Street, Stuart, FL 34997.

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