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Helen Buchanan

January 30, 1919 - July 25, 2017

Helen E. Buchanan, 98, of Hendersonville, formerly of Rochester, MI, passed away Tuesday morning, July 25, 2017.

A native of Oakland Township, MI, she was a daughter of the late Hubert and Bessie Cole Carey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by seven siblings.

Helen was a member of the Hendersonville Ladies Shriner Auxiliary, which allowed her to pursue her love of charity work and showcase her skill and love of crafting.

She is survived by her loving husband of 74 years, Lyle Buchanan; sons, James Buchanan and wife, Eileen of UT and Richard Buchanan and wife, Leslie of MA; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and brother, Robert Carey and wife, Pat of TX.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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