Francis Jean Avery, 73, of Nicholson, died Saturday at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after an illness. She and her husband, Bill, would have celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary March 22.
She was born in North Plainfield, N.J., and was the daughter of the late Michael and Stella Krizon. She graduated from North Plainfield High School.
Also surviving are two sons, Russell of Jamesburg, N.J.; and Randy of Scranton; and a grandson.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Anthony P. Litwin Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds St., Factoryville, with the Rev. Lori Robinson of Factoryville United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be Evergreen Woodlawn Cemetery, Factoryville.
Friends may call Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1.
For online condolences or directions, visit www.aplit winfuneralhomes.com