Wilhelmina (Mina) McAloon, 86, died Sunday, April 12, 2015. A native of Belfast, Northern Ireland, she was born September 28, 1928 to the late Henry and Mary Kennedy. Mina resided in Raleigh for over 20 years. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Raleigh and an active participant in the parish. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis McAloon, and a son, Francis T. McAloon.
She is survived by two sisters, Harriett Lismore of Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland and Eileen Daly of Croydon, Surrey, England; and two brothers, David Kennedy of Ballynahinch, County Down, Northern Ireland and John Kennedy of Belfast, Northern Ireland. Also surviving is a daughter, Janette Lucy of Raleigh; two sons, Paul McAloon of Florida and Tony McAloon and his wife, Marian, of London, England; seven grandchildren, Evan Lucy of Washington, DC, Jennifer Lasater of Illinois, Frank McAloon of Illinois, Jonathan McAloon of Texas and Fergus, Olivia and Innes McAloon of London, England; and six great grandchildren, Jack and Andrew Lasater, Heyden and Broden McAloon, and , Austin and Matthew McAloon.
Our sincere thanks to the staff and care managers at Sunrise of Raleigh for the many years of love and laughter Mina enjoyed while under your care. To the memory care staff at The Oaks of Carolina, thank you also for your care, attention and for keeping Mina safe.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at the Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 1701 E. Millbrook Rd., Raleigh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2718 Overbrook Dr., Raleigh. Share your condolences at www.brownwynne.com