Brown-Wynne Funeral Home

200 Southeast Maynard Road, Cary, NC


The family wishes to especially thank the staff at Glenaire for taking great care of Mom for the last 15 years. You all are the best!

Helen Catherine Hinkleman

January 4, 1918July 20, 2020

Helen C. Hinkleman, 102, a resident of Glenaire Retirement Community died on July 20, 2020.

She was born in Niagara Falls, NY on January 4, 1918. Helen was a loving, devoted mother and grandmother who loved her family and home. She loved gardening, bowling with the Owls Club, volunteering with the PTA, playing golf and traveling. She was a member of Cary First United Methodist Church and a member of the Ellis Bland class.

At Glenaire she enjoyed bingo, attending worship services, and activities with other residents. She was preceded in death by her husband of 75 years, W. Norman Hinkleman, daughter, Carol Hinkleman and mother Agnes Wolski of Binghamton NY and sisters Ann Kinworthy of Anchorage Alaska, Mary Zdobylak of Oxford NY. She is survived by a son, Wally Hinkleman(Faye), granddaughter Ashley Glimasinski(Szymon) grandson Christopher Hinkleman all of Raleigh, grandson Jerry Winstead(Dolores), great granddaughters Faith and Savannah, of Louisburg. Also, daughter Linda Gunter of Cary, grandson Tracy Gunter(Meredith), great granddaughter Gretchen of Apex, granddaughter Jamye Graham(Scott), and greatgrandson Austin all of Atlanta.

The family wishes to especially thank the staff at Glenaire for taking great care of Mom for the last 15 years. You all are the best!

Contributions can be made to the Presbyterian Homes Foundation at Glenaire or First United Methodist Church of Cary.

Visitation will be Saturday July 25 at 10:45 with the funeral at 11:00 at Brown Wynne, 200 SE Maynard Rd. in Cary. Officiating will be Dr. G. Jeffery Roberts. Live stream can be seen at www.facebook.com/brownwynnecary and will be listed on this page as "View Livestream" under the services section.


  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, July 25, 2020



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Brenda Pollard

July 29, 2020

My thoughts and prayers go out to Linda Gunter and her family in the loss of her Mother.

She was a great lady!

Brenda Pollard
Durham, NC

Jennifer Weiss

July 27, 2020

Sending condolences to you and your family, Linda.
Jennifer Weiss and family

Kent Miller

July 27, 2020


So sorry for your loss. Your mom had an outstanding life and of course raised a wonderful daughter.

Kent Miller

Steve Byrd

July 26, 2020

Love to the Hinkleman family. Your parents were amazing , and I have the greatest respect for them, the lives they led, and the wonderful children they raised. You all have been blessings in my life, and i'm a better man for that. May wonderful memories of your mom sustain you during this time.