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Helen Louise Fillion

Helen Louise Fillion

Jul 26, 1916 - Mar 31, 2015
Helen Louise Fillion, 98, of Riverton, died on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at the Popular Living Center in Casper. There will be no local services. She will be inurned in Maryland at the family plot at a later date.

Helen Louise Shipley was born on July 26, 1916 in Westminster, MD to Paul and Laura Marea (Royer) Shipley. She grew up in Westminster and attended schools there. She received both her bachelor and master degrees from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD.

She married Paul Fillion on May 26, 1943 in Westminster, MD. They had one daughter, Ann.

She taught for Carroll County Public Schools for over 30 years.

She was of the Methodist faith. She served as the Church Librarian for the Riverton United Methodist Church and was also a member of the United Methodist Women.

She volunteered at the Riverton Public Library, Central Wyoming College Library, and Carrol County Public Library and was a member of the Daughters of American Revolution

She enjoyed reading, repairing books, traveling and learning local history.

She is survived by her daughter, Ann Hicks and her husband, Roger of Riverton; her brother, Daniel Shipley of Westminster, MD; her sister, Alice Mildred Shipley of Westminster, MD; and her two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Paul R. Shipley.

Memorials may be made to Riverton United Methodist Church or Carroll County Farm Museum in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.