AVERY, John 94, of Gulfport, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 at his home. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he came here in 1986 from Closter, NJ. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army
, serving in the European theater during WWII
. He was a member of the VFW
and a Mason. John was a family man, who survived his wife of 56 years, Dorothy. He is also survived by his children, William Avery and Dorothy Grayson and 2 grandchildren. There will be a visitation from 13 pm and 6-8 pm on Wednesday and a service on Thursday at 1:30 -3, all to be held at A Life Tribute, Gulfport, 727-347-5521. Guests will be received beginning at 1. Donations may be made in John's name to 5th Ave. Baptist Church, St. Petersburg.