March 23, 1935 ~ May 11, 2022
Born in: Miami, FL
Resided in: Weaverville, NC
Elise Howard Henshaw, 87, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022.
Mrs. Henshaw was born March 23, 1935, in Miami, FL, to the late Charles H. and Jessica Fincannon Howard. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from UNC-A and retired from there as an administrative assistant. She was an active member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church and had volunteered at Homeward Bound of WNC.
She is survived by two daughters, Lisa M. Henshaw and Cathleen Baldwin; grandchildren, Rebecca, Emma, Jackson and Jessica; and great-grandsons, Sebastian and Desi. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Smith Henshaw, and son, Richard Howard “Rick” Henshaw.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Fr. Dean Cesa at 1:00 p.m. Friday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Asheville Humane Society.
Funeral Mass: May 13, 2022 1:00 pm
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
768 Asbury Road
Candler, NC 28715