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Jannette Coriarty

September 26, 1940 — January 7, 2023


Hendersonville – Jannette Grogan Coriarty, 82, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at the Elizabeth House.

Jannette was a native of Haywood County, and a daughter of the late Clarence and Blon Neal Grogan.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Queen and a son, Jeff Queen.  Jannette was a natural caregiver, having attained her CNA certification in her mid-sixties, enabling her to care for others during their time of need.

She is survived by two sons, Jonathan (Eileen) Queen of Superior Township, Michigan and Joel Queen of Columbia, South Carolina; daughter-in-law, Sheila Queen of Brevard; sister, Annette Robinson of Waynesville; four grandchildren, Allen, Samantha, Nicholas, and Nathan; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; two nieces; and one nephew.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Wells Funeral Home in Canton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Special Olympics of North Carolina (SONC), P.O. Box 25968, Raleigh, NC  27611 or to Four Seasons Foundation, 211 North Main Street, Hendersonville, NC  28792.

The care of Mrs. Coriarty has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Canton and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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Saturday, January 14, 2023

11:00am - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Wells Funeral Home - Canton

3715 Asheville Hwy, Canton, NC 28716

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