AVERY, Joseph Cornelius
"Conn" - 81, Belle Cote, Inverness Co., died
peacefully surrounded by his family September 14, 2002, in Sacred Heart
Community Health Centre, Cheticamp. Born in Larry's River, he was a son
the late Bert and Cecilia (Gerrior) Avery. He was a member of St.
Church, Margaree. Conn served overseas during the Second World War and
continued his career in the RCAF for 27 years, retiring in 1968. He was
member of the Father Robert Wicks Council of the Knights of Columbus and
a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 32, Cheticamp. He was a
beloved husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of
years, Marion LeBlanc; children, Melvin (Sadie), Kanata, Ont.; Valerie
Higgins, Moncton, N.B.; Christena, Halifax; Bert (Suzanne), Russell,
Janine (Julian) Ponee, Bethany, Ont.; brother, Reg, Halifax; sister,
Blanche, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Dana and Tracy Avery, Matthew, Ryan
Kate Higgins, Isaac and Nathan Avery, Joshua and Jordan Ponee; several
nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Belle
Community Centre. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in St.
Church, Margaree, Father Peter MacLeod officiating. Interment in the
cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Palliative Care Unit of
Sacred Heart Community Health Centre or a charity of donor's choice
appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Cheticamp
Funeral Services Ltd.