Joseph Cornelius 'Conn' Avery 

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 of
the late Bert and Cecilia (Gerrior) Avery. He was a member of St. Michael
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 a
member of the Father Robert Wicks Council of the Knights of Columbus and was
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 56
years, Marion LeBlanc; children, Melvin (Sadie), Kanata, Ont.; Valerie (Ron)
Higgins, Moncton, N.B.; Christena, Halifax; Bert (Suzanne), Russell, Ont.;
Janine (Julian) Ponee, Bethany, Ont.; brother, Reg, Halifax; sister,
Blanche, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Dana and Tracy Avery, Matthew, Ryan and
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 Cote
Community Centre. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Michael
Church, Margaree, Father Peter MacLeod officiating. Interment in the parish
cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Palliative Care Unit of
Sacred Heart Community Health Centre or a charity of donor's choice would be
appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Cheticamp
Funeral Services Ltd.

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