Helen Henrietta Marchocki Carlson

June 28, 1925 - August 28, 2022
Helen Henrietta Marchocki Carlson


Helen Henrietta Carlson, nee Marchocki, was 97 years old when she died of COVID on Sunday, August 28, 2022 at the Brookdale Facility in Asheville, North Carolina. Prior to that, Helen resided in Kenmure for 37 years in the Village of Flat Rock, North Carolina.

Helen was born on June 28, 1925 in Hartford, Connecticut to John and Sophie Marchocki. Her siblings included Josephine, Mary, Eddie, and Iggy all of whom are deceased.

Helen was educated at Bulkeley High School in Hartford and graduated in 1943. Soon after, she enrolled at the Hartford Hospital School of Nursing and graduated with an RN license. She moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota and was employed at the University of Minnesota Hospital. Prior to retiring in Flat Rock, she and her husband lived in the Twin Cities until they moved to Chicago. Warren later took a job in Detroit and then moved his family to Milwaukee for a new career, as an Investment Counselor.

Helen was devoted to God and her Catholic Faith. She volunteered throughout her life helping an array of people and facilities. She attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Helen was creative and artistic using her talents as a seamstress, cross stitcher, and builder of gingerbread villages for over 55 years. She enjoyed collecting Early American Lighting and antiques as well as playing golf and bridge with her husband and friends.

Her husband passed away in 1996 and son John, in 2009. Her daughter Susie Carlson, 59, currently resides at the family home in Flat Rock. Helen has a granddaughter, Amanda Rose Carlson, 39, who lives in Northern California. She has two nieces, Marietta Bratton of Buffalo, New York and Regina Abiles of Kissimmee, Florida. Helen was a devoted wife and mother, caring selflessly over the years for her husband and children.

Helen’s funeral and interment will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 1245 6th Ave. West, Hendersonville, North Carolina at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, October 05, 2022.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to, The North Carolina Nurses Honor Guard at: NCNHG ℅ Doris Silvernell, 2510 Mtn. Grove Road, Franklin, North Carolina 28734.

Celebration of Life

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
4:30 PM

Grace Lutheran Church - Directions
1245 6th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC

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