December 4, 1965 ~ November 25, 2021
Born in: Long Island, NY
Resided in: Swannanoa, NC
Mary Ellen Champlin, 55, of Swannanoa, died Thursday, November 25, 2021 at Mission Hospital.
A native of Long Island, NY, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Frances Muccio Champlin. She was also preceded in death by a great-nephew, Cody Austin Harvey-Worley.
Mary worked at Mission Health System and previously at the Black Mountain Neuro Medical Treatment Center. Mary was a member of the Basilica of St. Lawrence where she served as Treasurer of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court 412.
She is survived by a sister, June Champlin Harvey of Fletcher; aunt, Elaine Messina (Joseph) of Boynton Beach, FL; two nieces, Rebecca Guthrie (James) and Jennifer Champion (Shaun) as well as two nephews, Logan Champion and Wade Champion, all of Fletcher.
Mary’s family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at the Basilica of St. Lawrence with the Very Reverend Father Roger Arnsparger officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Mary’s memory to The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court 412, c/o the Basilica of St. Lawrence, PO Box 1850, Asheville NC 28802.
Funeral Mass: December 7, 2021 10:00 am
Basilica of St. Lawrence DM
97 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801