Robert L. Avery, of Dalton (Overfield Township), died Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2009, in the Hospice Unit of Community Medical Center, Scranton.
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He was born in Overfield Township on May 1, 1949, son of the late Donald and Gertrude (Freeman) Avery.
Robert was a graduate of Tunkhannock High School Class of 1967 and the Johnson Technical School in Scranton. For the past 22 years he was employed by Metro Industries of Wilkes-Barre.
Surviving is his wife of nine years Jessie Miller Avery; sons Mark Avery of Connecticut and Ryan Avery of Tunkhannock; step daughters Kim Holland and June Reed, both of Carbondale, and Bessie Reed of Jermyn; sisters Ann "Cookie" Grindall of Dalton, Pam Kitchnefsky and Betty Mitchell, both of Tunkhannock, Dorothy Frear of Lake Winola, Donna Chepalonis of Exeter, and Phyllis Avery of New Hampshire; and five step grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Mar. 21, at 4 pm from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock with Rev. Lori Robinson, Pastor of the Eatonville United Methodist Church, officiating.
Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Lake Winola.
On line condolences may be sent to www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com
Published in The Wyoming County Examiner from Mar. 25 to Mar. 31, 2009