Cholene Banner Aldrich

March 17, 1931July 18, 2013

Cholene Banner Aldrich, widow of Hollis W. Aldrich Sr., passed away on July 18, 2013 at the age of 82. She is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law, Skip Aldrich and his wife, Mary and Tommy Aldrich and his wife, Toni; two granddaughters, Shay Robertson and Kristi Ammons and her husband, Jeff; six great-grandchildren, Trevor, Brandon and Kelsey Robertson and Hunter, Kara and Myles Ammons; and her godson and family, Allen Harris. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, July 22 at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd., Williamsburg. Memorial contributions in Cholene’s honor may be made to Sentara Hospice, 200 Enterprise Drive, Newport News, VA 23603 or the American Cancer Society, 11835 Canon Blvd, Ste A102, Newport News, VA 23606.


  • Memorial Service Monday, July 22, 2013

Cholene Banner Aldrich

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Sonny McRae

July 26, 2013

I worked with Cholene at BASF for many years. Her great personality and easy nature made her a pleasure to be around. She will b e truly missed by all who knew her. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this sad time.

July 25, 2013

Skip (& Mary),
Skipper I am so sorry you have lost your mom. My heart, thoughts and prayers are with you.
Janice Robbins

Lois Corrigan

July 22, 2013

I'm sooo sorry.....she would wave at my bus every day during the school year!! I would call and ask if she needed a ride to the BASF luncheons. Wally and i picked her up once! Hunter and Kara was on my bus........she was an awesome lady! lois

Melissa Sabb

July 22, 2013

Mary & Skip
I am so sorry for your loss, Ms. Cholene was truly my heart and I will miss her dearly. I will continue to pray for the family.

Darcy Morrison

July 22, 2013

Cholene was a kind and dear person. She will be missed so much. My thoughts and prayers for her family.

Mike and Dalene Mast

July 21, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.