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Obits > 1950 - George Avery

Submitted by Fama Prokup & Robin Pardus

Dispatch 5-29-1950
George W. Avery, 77, died at 7:30 last night in the Morrison hospital, where he had been under treatment four weeks.  The body was taken to Schilling funeral home.  Mr. Avery was born Nov. 22, 1872, in Portland township son of James and Christina Chase Avery.  He was married to Jessie Pratt of Erie.  He resided  on the home farm until moving to Erie to reside with his sister, Mrs. Ruth Rader a year and a half ago.  Surviving besides his sister, Mrs. Rader are a brother Horace Avery of Tampico and two nephews, Vernon Avery of near Erie and Norman Fortwangler of Owatonna, Minn. and a niece Caroline Avery of Tampico.  He was preceded by his wife, who died two years ago and a sister, Ms. Ralph Fortwangler.

Dispatch 5-30-1950

Funeral services for George Avery, 77 will be held at 1:30 Wednesday afternoon at Schilling funeral home, with Paul Burdick pastor of the Christian church, officiating.  Burial will be in Sharon cemetery.  Mr. Avery died Sunday night at Morrison hospital,where he was a patient for four weeks.

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