William M. ‘Papa Bill' Avery Sr. KERHONKSON - William M. ‘Papa Bill' Avery Sr., 75, of Kerhonkson, passed away Friday evening, Dec. 28, 2012 surrounded by his loving family, at Kingston hospital. Bill was born in Walkill, N.Y. on June 15, 1937. He was the son of Mitchell Avery and Leona Beesimer Avery. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years Suzanne Avery, four sons, William Jr. and wife JoAnne, David and wife Tammi, John and partner Nicole, Brian, adopted son Richard LeBarron, seven grandchildren, Joshua, Kristin, David, Megan, Jordyn, Zachary, Conner and several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Bill was a volunteer fireman for several years in the Accord Fire District and served as Captain of the Accord Fire Police. Friends and relatives may call Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the George J. Moylan Funeral Home, 2053 Route 32, Rosendale. The Rev. Paul Ruter of the Grahamsville Reformed Church will be the celebrant. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Alligerille Firehouse immediately following. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Kerhonkson/Accord Rescue Squad, the Accord Fire District, the Accord Ladies Auxiliary - Children's Fund, the Alligerville Fire Department or a
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Published in the Daily Freeman on Dec. 30, 2012