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Mrs. Helen McCown Wettermark Obituary


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“Met Mrs. Wettermark once when I was with Irene. I will always remember her. She was so kind and friendly and very much a Christian. ”
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“Met Mrs. Wettermark once when I was with Irene. I will always remember her. She was so kind and friendly and very much a Christian. ”
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Helen McCown Wettermark, a native and longtime resident of Mobile died on Friday, March 25 at the age of 93. Her husband, Alfred Boyce Wettermark, preceded her in death.
She is survived by her seven children, Alfred Boyce Wettermark (Urszula) of Fort Worth, Irene Wettermark Porter (Paul) of Birmingham, Lawrence McCown Wettermark (Nancy) of Mobile, James Hart Wettermark (Joan) of Birmingham, Michael Daly Wettermark (Tina) of Mobile, Mary Helen Wettermark Espinosa (Carlos) of Managua Nicaragua and John Francis Wettermark of New Orleans, 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and a brother, Robert McCown, S.J. of New Orleans.
Born in 1918, she was the fourth of the eight children of James Moore and Rosemary Hart McCown. She attended Spring Hill College and graduated magna cum laude from Ursuline College in New Orleans.
She loved her Catholic faith, was devoted to the Sisters of the Visitation Monastery, and was active in her parish of St. Ignatius. She loved nature and beauty, was an avid reader and a lifelong patron of the arts. She was fun-loving and enjoyed life to the fullest.
A mass celebrating her life will be held at St. Joseph's Chapel of Spring Hill College on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 4 PM, with visitation in the church 30 minutes prior to the mass.