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Lena M. Hullihen

Lena M. Hullihen, 93, of Carrollton, died early Tuesday morning, Sept. 10, 2013, in the Carroll Golden Age Retreat. Born April 28, 1920, in Wellsburg, WV, she was a daughter of the late Achen and Bessie Crossley DeVaux.

Lena was a former employee of the Peacock Cleaners in Carrollton, retiring in 1984. She had also volunteered at St. John’s Villa as a foster grandparent.

She is survived by a son, William E. Knisely III (Susan) of Massillon; four daughters, Jo Lena Gaines of Holbrook, PA, Mary Jane (Kenneth) Huff of Waynesburg, Harriett Ann (Robert) Briggs of Brewster and Linda Sue (Charles) Theiss of Malvern, 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Lena was preceded in death by her husband, William on May 25, 1982, a brother, Ralph DeVaux and a son-in-law Raymond Gaines.

Funeral services will be Friday at 10 a.m. in the Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home of Carrollton with Pastor Peggy Garner officiating. Burial will follow in Westview Cemetery at Carrollton. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.