Lenore Weslow


Lenore Helen Weslow, 76, of Sylva, N.C., passed from this earthly realm on Jan. 26, 2022.

Born in New York, N.Y., on March 2,1945, to the late Walter (Bodhan Waldimir Wesolowsky) and Helen Drozdowski Weslow. She was also preceded in death by her Uncle Ted and Aunt Josephine Drozdowski Yaremko.

Lenore was a loving and adventurous soul who lit up any room with her bright smile and positive outlook. She enjoyed travel, dining with friends, supporting local farmers and craftspeople, and caring for needy animals.

She will be dearly missed by her friends, including Kathy Calabrese, Bill and Patricia Weinert, Shirley Knapp, David Yow, Carolyn and Ed Calandro, Lauren Millan, Malika Platt and Martha Lewis; adult stepchildren, Robin Liljenquist, JoLynne Angle and Brian Howell; her canine companion, Durga; and countless beings with whom she shared her loving spirit.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Jackson County Humane Society, P.O. Box 298, Sylva, NC 28779; or Catman2, P.O. Box 2344, Cullowhee, NC 28723.

A celebration of life service will be held at noon, Sunday, May 22, at East LaPorte Park in Tuckasegee, at the picnic pavilion. Light refreshments will be served. Potluck contributions are appreciated. All invited and welcome.